Honma Golf Teams Up With Hong Kong Open

July 17, 2018

NewsStandOnline.Net (17-July-2018): Honma will be the title sponsor of the newly named Honma Hong Kong Open, when the US$ 2 million purse tournament returns to the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling from November 22-25.

The Japanese golf equipment manufacturer takes on the sponsorship of one of Asia’s most prestigious golf tournaments as Honma and the Hong Kong Open look to celebrate their respective 60th year anniversaries.

Established in Sakata, Japan in 1959, Honma is one of the world’s leading premium golf brands, synonymous with intricate craftsmanship, dedication to performance excellence and exceptional product quality. Its renowned ‘Made in Japan, Sakata’ stamp is recognised by golfers around the world.

Honma Golf Teams Up With Hong Kong Open

Dating back to the same year, the Hong Kong Open is Hong Kong’s oldest professional sporting event and along with the Masters Tournament at Augusta National and the Omega European Masters at Crans-Montana, is the only professional golf tournament to have been held at the same venue for more than 55 consecutive years.

The tournament, which was won in thrilling fashion by Wade Ormsby of Australia last November, will continue to be played on the Hong Kong Golf Club’s composite Championship Course in Fanling, and will be tri-sanctioned by the European Tour, Asian Tour and the Hong Kong Golf Association.

The 2018 edition of the Honma Hong Kong Open presents both the Hong Kong Open and Honma with an opportunity to celebrate each other’s history and provide a world-class sporting spectacle for the people of Hong Kong and golf fans around the world.