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  • The Seventh Edition of the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship 2013
    June 4, 2014

    Asian’s first Major winner Y.E. Yang will captain the Asian Team for the eighth edition of the Royal Trophy to be held on 19-21 December at Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, China. “I am very happy to have the opportunity to continue my captaincy ...

  • The Seventh Edition of the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship 2013
    January 27, 2014

    Rising star Thorbjørn Olesen says he would not mind spending a few more birthdays in China, if it means reliving the drama of his unforgettable Royal Trophy debut. The Danish golfer rocketed to prominence when he finished an eye-catching sixth in hi...

  • STENSON AND HOWELL HONOUR THE ROYAL TROPHY
    January 21, 2014

    David Howell is convinced his Royal Trophy heroics will help him in his ambitious bid to reclaim a place in the top ten of the world rankings. That is where Howell put himself after he followed up a glorious victory in the inaugural HSBC Champions e...

  • Henrik Stenson is determined to represent Europe again at the Royal Trophy
    January 20, 2014

    Henrik Stenson is determined to add to his record tally of five appearances for Europe in the Royal Trophy after reluctantly missing out on the latest thrilling shoot-out. Stenson was absent from the 2013 edition of the championship held at Dragon Lake...

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    January 15, 2014

    The seventh edition of the Royal Trophy once again captured the imagination of the golfing public as Europe staged a glorious final day fightback to beat Asia 8 ½ - 7 ½, and continued to fulfill the predictions of some of the game’s true legends. Si...

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    January 15, 2014

    It will not come as much comfort to the bitterly disappointed Asian Team, but the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy – and the first to be played in China – will go down in the history books as another classic encounter. The annual Clash of the Con...

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    January 13, 2014

    Following a dramatic conclusion to the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy, Hideki Matsuyama’s commitment to the Asian Team is certainly a boost in the continent’s ambition for victory against the Europeans when the eighth edition of the competition is...

  • The Seventh Edition of the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship 2013
    January 10, 2014

    Royal Trophy Chief Tournament Director Andy Yamanaka reiterated the tournament’s significant contribution to the development of professional golf in Asia. His statements were consistent with the views expressed by two-time Masters champion José Maria O...

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    January 9, 2014

    As the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy marked also the seventh anniversary of the Japan Golf Tour's sanctioning and support for the Royal Trophy, Japan's legends of the game voiced their relentless and comprehensive support for the Seve Ballesteros...

  • The Seventh Edition of the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship 2013
    January 8, 2014

    The seventh edition of the Royal Trophy left a lasting impression on both sets of players who served up this latest golfing classic, even though defeat was hard to take for an Asian team who saw their 7–3 lead evaporate in an incredible climax. Europe’...

  • The Seventh Edition of the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship 2013
    January 7, 2014

    José Maria Olazábal has dubbed David Howell “the new Monty” for his part in totally transforming the course of the 2013 Royal Trophy. Europe seemed to be heading for a second successive defeat in the latest drama–packed Europe vs Asia competition un...

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    December 31, 2013

    Stakeholders in European and Asian golf have been urged to join forces to ‘protect, promote and strengthen’ the Royal Trophy. As the seventh edition of the annual match play contest between Europe and Asia was held at China’s Dragon Lake Golf Club, ...

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    December 30, 2013

    Asia’s star performers in their shock Royal Trophy defeat, Thai golfers Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat, admit that loss was even harder to take after they both claimed a maximum three points. But both have pledged to return to Dragon Lake Go...

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    December 28, 2013

    Nicolas Colsaerts emphasised just how much the Royal Trophy means to the players of Europe and Asia by admitting he had “flashbacks” to the painful 2012 defeat before clinching victory for his team this time in dramatic fashion. The Ryder Cup star w...

  • The Seventh Edition of the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship 2013
    December 27, 2013

    Major champion Y.E. Yang has confirmed that he is keen to return as Asian Captain for the 2014 edition of the Royal Trophy – and he is also hungry to lead the fight to avenge their heart–breaking defeat from the front line. In the wake of Europe's...

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    December 26, 2013

    China’s trio of Royal Trophy representatives admit they are still reeling from the shock of allowing a massive lead to slip at in front of their own expectant supporters. But they have vowed to remain “united” and promised to turn the tables on Europe ...

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    December 24, 2013

    José Maria Olazábal has thanked his Royal Trophy winners for removing the “last blot” on his captaincy record, as he followed the Miracle at Medinah with Glory at Guangzhou. And he revealed he is keen to maintain his close association with the hugely p...

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    December 24, 2013

    A fabled quartet of European Ryder Cup captains have called on professional golf’s powerbrokers to unite behind the Royal Trophy. As members of the Royal Trophy European Players’ Committee, England’s Sir Nick Faldo, Welshman Ian Woosnam O.B.E., Spa...

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    December 23, 2013

    David Howell produced the perfect summing up to an incredible final day at the Royal Trophy, by announcing: “Something magical just happened”. It would be difficult to imagine even the most celebrated magicians conjuring up a greater escape from th...

  • The Seventh Edition of the Royal Trophy Europe vs Asia Golf Championship 2013
    December 22, 2013

    Europe staged another tremendous stunning fightback to seize back the Royal Trophy from the stunned Asian Team, as an incredible late rally saw them defy overwhelming odds to complete an 8 ½ – 7 ½ victory. Jose Maria Olazabal’s Team trailed by two p...

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    December 22, 2013

    Asia 2 1/2 Europe 5 1/2 Match score: Asia 7 ½ Europe 8 ½ Kiradech Aphirbarnrat beat Paul Lawrie 3&2 Lawrie won the opening hole thanks to a superb chip to four feet for his birdie, but it was all downhill after that as Kiradech completed a max...

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    December 21, 2013

    Kiradech Aphibarnrat is hoping to complete a dramatic swing in fortunes at the Royal Trophy after being given the task of going out as the Asian Team’s spearhead in the Singles matches. A year ago, the Thai golfer was reduced to the role of cheerlea...

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    December 21, 2013

    One of the most dramatic days in Royal Trophy ended with the classic tale of two halves, as the momentum swung first one way and then another in a pulsating Fourball session. It looked as if the Chinese duo of Liang Wen–chong and Wu Ashun had enable...

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    December 21, 2013

    DAY 2 – FOUR-BALL MATCH SUMMARY Four-ball Score: Asia 2 Europe 2 Overall Match Score: Asia 5 Europe 3 Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat beat Paul Lawrie and Stephen Gallacher 2&1. The Thai duo did not need any luck as they put the...

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    December 21, 2013

    Asian Captain Y.E.Yang’s confident prediction proved spot–on as his Team took a significant first step towards retaining the Royal Trophy by romping to a 3–1 success in the opening round of Foursomes matches. Yang may have come out second best in a...

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    December 20, 2013

    Asia 3 Europe 1 Thongchai Jaide and Kiradech Aphirbarnrat beat Paul Lawrie and Stephen Gallacher 5&3 Thongchai got the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy underway by splitting the opening fairway with a three wood and Lawrie followed suit with...

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    December 20, 2013

    George O’Grady’s bold prediction that the Royal Trophy would grow into ‘an equally invigorating contest as the Ryder Cup’ is proving prescient. It was in 2006, in the lead-up to the inaugural Royal Trophy in Thailand, that European Tour Chief Execut...

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    December 20, 2013

    Rivals captains Y.E.Yang and Jose Maria Olazabal sent golf balls soaring high over Dragon Lake to signal the countdown to the start of the seventh Royal Trophy was well and truly under way. Their tee off was the climax of a glittering opening ceremony ...

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    December 19, 2013

    The Royal Trophy’s war of words broke out again with European Captain Jose Maria Olazabal warning Asian counterpart Y.E.Yang that the opening Foursomes matches could become the “stuff of nightmares”. That latest verbal volley came as the two Captains a...

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    December 19, 2013

    Paul Lawrie’s second Royal Trophy appearance is also his second royal appointment this month. Shortly before flying to China to join up with his European teammates, the Major championship winner was at Buckingham Palace to collect one of Britain’s top ...

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    December 19, 2013

    An emotional Kiradech Aphibarnrat has revealed his extra incentive for a Royal Trophy victory – to honour the much–loved monarch who donated the exquisite prize Asia and Europe will do battle for this week. The Royal Trophy was graciously presented ...

  • PC_Andy Yamanaka
    December 18, 2013

    Royal Trophy tournament director Andy Yamanaka has led a series of heartfelt tributes to the “extraordinary vision and foresight” of Seve Ballesteros in setting up the annual golfing competition between Asia and Europe.   Yamanaka, who is also execut...

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    December 18, 2013

    The gloves came off at the Royal Trophy as rival Captains Y.E.Yang and Jose Maria Olazabal traded verbal blows, with Olazabal warning his European Team were out to “kick ass”. European Captain Olazabal was clearly bristling after his opposite number...

  • OLAZABAL AND YANG ENJOY BEING KINGS FOR A DAY_S
    December 18, 2013

    Double Masters champion Jose Maria Olazabal has played hundreds of different golf courses around the world – but he insisted the newly–opened King Course at Dragon Lake Golf Club is “truly unique”. Europe’s Royal Trophy Captain partnered his Asian c...

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    December 18, 2013

    David Howell is eager to make it a double celebration as he returns to Royal Trophy action after a seven year absence at Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, China this week. The popular English golfer, who was a member of the star–studded European T...

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    December 18, 2013

    Asian Team Captain Y.E.Yang shows his determination to defend the Royal Trophy, after revealing that he believes last year’s victory in Brunei was as significant for the development of Asian golf as his unforgettable PGA Championship triumph – Asia’s f...

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    December 18, 2013

    Asia’s Royal Trophy stars have been urged to show “the hearts of warriors” as they bid to complete back–to–back victories over Europe for the first time. That passionate rallying cry was issued by Chinese ace Zhang Lian–wei, who will serve as Asia’s...

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    December 17, 2013

    Asia Captain Y.E.Yang has revealed the Royal Trophy’s massive impact in raising the standards of golf throughout Asia meant he had to leave himself out of the Team for this week’s event. Asia’s first Major champion was due to appear at the seventh e...

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    December 17, 2013

    Following official meetings of the Royal Trophy at the Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, China, the dates for the eighth edition of the Championship were announced for 19-21 December 2014. While it is confirmed that the Tournament will be held at Dra...

  • Olazabal warns Asia of his determination to take the Royal Trophy back to Europe
    December 17, 2013

    Upon his arrival to Guangzhou for the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy, Jose Maria Olazabal has warned Asia’s golfing stars he wants to remove the last ‘blot ‘ on his record and complete a terrific captaincy treble at this week’s Royal Trophy. T...

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    December 16, 2013

    China’s top golfer, Liang Wen-chong, promised his country would deliver another “unforgettable” Royal Trophy, and showcase the country’s new-found passion for golf this week. Liang warmed up for the Royal Trophy’s debut in China – at the stunning Dr...

  • Ivan Ballesteros and Royal Thai Consul General Suphatra Srimaitreephithak with the Royal Trophy W
    December 16, 2013

    Official meetings were held earlier today between the Royal Trophy, represented by Managing Director Ivan Ballesteros, and the Kingdom of Thailand, represented by Mrs. Suphatra Srimaitreephithak, Consul General of the Kingdom to the Guangzhou Municipal...

  • Ollie
    December 13, 2013

    European Team Captain José Maria Olazábal has added strength and length to his group of magnificent players assembled to confront Asia’s strongest ever line-up at the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy to be held on 20-22 December at Dragon Lake Golf ...

  • Wu Ashun
    December 13, 2013

    Chinese star Wu Ashun’s sparkling form on the Japan Golf Tour has earned him a second Royal Trophy nomination, joining a team that features all of the best professional golfers in the Asian region. Wu’s end of season results – which included his se...

  • Paul McGinley
    December 5, 2013

    The Royal Trophy’s first visit to China later this month is certain to enhance the competition’s status as one of the truly unmissable events on the golfing calendar. The clamour from countries all over Asia to host the competition once the decision wa...

  • Sir Nick Faldo
    December 4, 2013

    The Japan Golf Tour Organization, the China Golf Association and legends of golf have confirmed their comprehensive and long-term support for the Royal Trophy, the official competition between the European and Asian continents. The Japan Golf Tour O...

  • H.S. Kim
    December 3, 2013

    Korean star H.S. Kim has been chosen to complete the strongest Asian Team yet assembled in readiness for the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy to be held at the Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, China on 20-22 December 2013. His selection is a r...

  • KA_s
    December 3, 2013

    Runaway Asian Tour Order of Merit leader Kiradech Aphibarnrat is the latest star to be selected to represent Asia in the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy to be held at Dragon Lake Golf Club in China's most populous province of Guangdong on 20-22 Dec...

  • Thongchai Jaidee
    November 25, 2013

    Thongchai Jaidee will crown one of the most successful years of his career by making a record–breaking sixth appearance at the Royal Trophy. The charismatic Thailand star was an ever–present in the Asian Team as the first five editions of the Royal ...

  • Paul Lawrie
    October 16, 2013

    Paul Lawrie is hoping history will repeat itself when he makes his second Royal Trophy appearance at Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, China from 20-22 December 2013. The former Open champion made a triumphant return to Ryder Cup action last year ...

  • Ishikawa
    October 15, 2013

    Ryo Ishikawa will make a record-equalling fifth Royal Trophy appearance in December after becoming the latest player nominated to a formidable-looking Asian Team. Ishikawa, who has been an ever-present in the Asian ranks since making a triumphant de...

  • Zhang Lian-wei
    October 11, 2013

    The seventh edition of the Royal Trophy, the official and traditional professional golf competition between the continents of Europe and Asia, will be held on 20-22 December 2013 at the 54-hole Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, People’s Republic of C...

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    October 10, 2013

    Nicolas Colsaerts will be back in action at the Royal Trophy in December, eager to erase the disappointment of Europe’s heart-breaking play-off defeat in last year’s thrilling encounter. Colsaerts, the biggest hitter in world golf, was involved in t...

  • Fujita-s
    September 3, 2013

    Asian Team Captain Y.E. Yang has followed his previous player appointments for the Asian Team for the next edition of the Royal Trophy with the nomination of another Asian golf superstar – Japan’s Hiroyuki Fujita. Fujita, who crowned an outstanding...

  • liangw-c
    August 26, 2013

    Chinese golf legends Zhang Lian-wei and Liang Wen-chong have been respectively appointed by Asian Team Captain Y.E. Yang as Vice-Captain and Team Member for the next edition of the Royal Trophy to be played on 20-22 December 2013 at Dragon Lake Golf Cl...

  • KT Kim
    August 15, 2013

    Korean match-play maestro K.T. Kim has been announced by Captain Y.E. Yang as a member of the Asian Team for the seventh edition of the Royal Trophy to be played on 20-22 December 2013 at Dragon Lake Golf Club in the metropolis of Guangzhou, People’s R...

  • Hideki Matsuyama
    August 6, 2013

    Asia’s latest golfing sensation, Hideki Matsuyama, has been named as the first player to compete in this year's edition of the Royal Trophy. The 21 year old Japanese star has made an enormous impact on the game since turning professional in April – ...

  • Y.E. Yang
    July 30, 2013

    Korean Y.E. Yang and Spaniard José Maria Olazábal will lead the Asian and European Teams respectively at the next edition of the Royal Trophy to be played on 20-22 December 2013 at Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China. “I...

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    July 6, 2013

    The next edition of the Royal Trophy will be held at the Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China on 20-22 December 2013. The historic occasion will mark the first time the competition between the continents of Asia and Europe is ...

  • YEY
    May 21, 2013

    The next edition of the Royal Trophy will be held on 20-22 December 2013 at Dragon Lake Golf Club in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province in the People’s Republic of China. “We are very pleased to announce that the next edition of the Royal Trophy will be ...

  • jmom
    December 27, 2012

    December 27, 2012 José Maria Olazábal is already plotting Europe’s revenge for their agonising play-off defeat in the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy. Olazábal is not certain whether he will be appointed European Captain for a third time in 201...

  • Ozaki-Kim
    December 24, 2012

    When the first book is written on the history of the Royal Trophy, no-one will be better qualified than Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki to write the chapter on Team Captaincy. Ozaki’s five year reign as Asian Captain has produced incredible highs and crushing ...

  • olazabal pc
    December 22, 2012

    The incredible climax to the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy was a glorious tribute to the memory of Seve Ballesteros - the Competition's visionary. No other golfer could boast the flair for the dramatic that typified Seve’s game, and he would hav...

  • KT Kim
    December 21, 2012

    The spectacular sixth edition of the Royal Trophy will rightly be remembered for the ice-cool composure Korean star K.T. Kim showed to hole the winning birdie putt in the Competition’s first play-off. Kim conquered his nerves and managed to shut out...

  • ozakiliang
    December 18, 2012

    Liang Wen-chong has told Joe Ozaki he must not even consider quitting as Asian Captain in the wake of his Team’s sensational Royal Trophy victory. Oazaki revealed he might decide to go out at the top, after tasting defeat in three of his four previo...

  • stenson
    December 18, 2012

    The luxurious Empire Hotel & Country Club proved a big hit with the European and Asian star players who competed in the most thrilling Royal Trophy competition so far. Players from both teams praised the facilities and the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf c...

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    December 17, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal has urged the European Tour to acknowledge the Royal Trophy’s “extraordinary” development and special position in the world of golf by making the Event part of their official schedule in future years. And he wants the Asian Tour to ...

  • Asian-star-Y.E.-Yang-drives-Asia-to-a-remarkable-victory-over-Europe
    December 17, 2012

    Korean star Y.E. Yang has predicted Asian golfers will capture “at least eight or nine” Major championship titles over the next ten years as the feel-good factor from their glorious Royal Trophy triumph kicks in. Yang is currently Asia’s only Major ...

  • ozaki & liang
    December 16, 2012

    Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki believes his Team’s glorious Royal Trophy triumph is a testament to how much the competition has raised golfing standards in Asia. He said the Asian players had banished any doubts over whether they could compete on level terms...

  • Asian Team
    December 16, 2012

    Asia claimed their second Royal Trophy triumph in the most dramatic manner imaginable, as K.T. Kim’s birdie at the first play-off hole settled a breathless battle between two outstanding Teams. Ryder Cup hero Nicolas Colsaerts had a chance to keep...

  • jeev & miguel
    December 16, 2012

    SINGLES RESULTS – Asia 4 1/2 Europe 3 1/2 MATCH RESULTS – Asia 8 Europe 8 Kiradech Aphibarnrat halved with José Maria Olazábal Olazábal’s neck injury forced him to withdraw from the Singles, and as Kiradech’s name was in the sealed envelope ...

  • trts
    December 16, 2012

    Seve Ballesteros’ peerless contribution to golf was recognised in a fitting manner, as a tree dedicated to his memory was planted at the luxurious Empire Hotel and Country Club in Brunei. The seven star resort is the host venue for the Sixth Edition...

  • olazabal
    December 16, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal reluctantly withdrew from his Singles match on the final day of the Royal Trophy, after his neck injury showed no signs of improvement. The European Player-Captain apologised to Asian Captain Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki, his scheduled o...

  • Proven pressure putter Henrik Stenson faces Japanese Ryo Ishikawa in a clash of titans in the Single
    December 15, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal predicted another pulsating Medinah-style finish as the draw for the final session of the 2012 Royal Trophy took shape. Olazábal held back three of his most experienced players to fill the last three spots in his Singles line-up,...

  • Asia's Y.E. Yang and K.T. Kim celebrate after defeating Europe's Henrik Stenson and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano in the Fourball matches
    December 15, 2012

    Jeev Milkha Singh saved the best for last as he celebrated his birthday by holing a crucial putt on the 18th hole to signal a great day for Asian golf. And Asia’s Royal Trophy Captain, Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki, was also in the mood to celebrate as his t...

  • trts
    December 15, 2012

    The opening day of matches of the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy was uniquely scheduled into two separate sessions in respect of the 12:00noon to 2:00pm Friday prayer time. The sixth edition of the Royal Trophy is being held at The Empire Hotel ...

  • Miguel Angel Jimenez strategising with playing partner and captain Jose Maria Olazabal
    December 14, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal’s own prayers were answered as his team took full advantage of the back nine holes to power into a commanding lead on day one of the Royal Trophy. Europe ended the Foursomes matches leading by three and a half points to a half, w...

  • The pairings of Henrik Stenson and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano going up against Y.E. Yang and K.T. Kim will be the match to watch on Saturday's Fourballs
    December 14, 2012

    Joe Ozaki has revealed his master plan for turning Asia’s Royal Trophy fortunes around – put the brakes on the Henrik Stenson bandwagon. Ozaki admitted he wanted to try to land a psychological blow in Saturday’s Four-ball matches after his team lost...

  • Korean duo made up of K.T. Kim and Y.E. Yang gave the Asian Team half a point on Friday's Foursome matches
    December 14, 2012

    FOURSOMES RESULT – Europe 3 ½ - Asia ½ Yoshinori Fujimoto and Wu Ashun lost to Edoardo Molinari and Francesco Molinari 2&1. Asia’s all-rookie combination looked set to claim a notable scalp when they reached the mid-round break one up – and were ...

  • It is my turn now, Joe Ozaki determined to wrestle the Royal Trophy from the hands of rival Captain Olazabal of the defending European Team
    December 14, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal opted for an immediate show of strength as he nominated the hugely successful pairing of Francesco and Edoardo Molinari to open Europe’s bid for a third successive Royal Trophy victory. Olazábal admitted his choice of the Italian...

  • Ivan Ballesteros recalls the birth of Royal Trophy in a conversation with his uncle, golfing great Seve Ballesteros
    December 14, 2012

    Seve Ballesteros’ immense contribution to the success of the Royal Trophy - and to golf in general - was acknowledged in a series of heartfelt tributes at the competition’s grand news conference and captains’ draw event. His glorious legacy was highlig...

  • Captain Olazabal and golf royalty Ivan Ballesteros combine with Brunei Royalty for a royal game of golf at the Royal Trophy's Pro-Am tournament
    December 14, 2012

    The Royal Trophy lived up to its name as several members of Brunei’s ruling family, headed by Prince Hakeem, took part in the competition’s traditional Pro-Am curtain raiser. And the Royal connection – which includes the gracious donation of sixteen-ki...

  • Young players like Ryo Ishikawa are fearless and hungry for the win, says Y. E. Yang
    December 14, 2012

    Asia’s first Major champion, Y.E. Yang has no fears about the Continent’s large band of young guns being over-awed when the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy gets under way. Yang and Indian great Jeev Milkha Singh are the only two members of the Asi...

  • Japanese golfing legend Isao Aoki gave local kids the lesson of their lives
    December 13, 2012

    Japanese golfing legend Isao Aoki held a group of young golfers from the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf “Believe and Achieve” programme spellbound as he conducted a special golf clinic in Brunei as part of the Royal Trophy’s commitment to helping the game gr...

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    December 12, 2012

    Golf’s biggest hitter, Nicolas Colsaerts, believes Royal Trophy-watchers will be treated to a birdie feast this week. Colsaerts famously began his Ryder Cup career with a ten under par 62 in his first round as a member of the European team that regi...

  • Yang will want to bring his Tiger-taming skills on the course thisweekend at the Royal
    December 12, 2012

    Royal Trophy rivals Y.E.Yang and Francesco Molinari will have plenty to talk about if they face each other in Brunei this week – because both have famously fought Tiger Woods to a standstill. Yang achieved that feat when he covered himself in glory ...

  • Sharing a friendly moment before the battle starts
    December 12, 2012

    The galaxy of golfing stars gathered for the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy ensured the host venue will have a permanent reminder of its link to the competition at an innovative opening ceremony. Asian Captain Joe Ozaki and his European counterpa...

  • Bashful Prince Ryo Ishikawa is looking to end his year on a high note
    December 12, 2012

    Ryo Ishikawa promised Asia’s golfers would be fearless in their bid to wrest the Royal Trophy from Europe’s grasp. Asia’s most charismatic player will be making his fourth consecutive Royal Trophy appearance, and is delighted to be one of Captain Naomi...

  • Captains Ozaki and Olazabal promise exciting action at the Sixth Edition of the Royal Trophy
    December 12, 2012

    Royal Trophy Captains Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki and José María Olazábal were united in predicting another pulsating ‘Clash of the Continents’ as their star-studded teams assembled at The Empire Hotel & Country Club in the Sultanate of Brunei. European Ca...

  • trts
    December 11, 2012

    The sixth edition of Royal Trophy has a lot to live up to this week, as the last two battles between the finest golfers from Asia and Europe have produced truly memorable climaxes. It was hard to believe anything could top the edge-of-the-seat drama...

  • Nicolas Colsaerts & Jose Maria Olazabal
    December 11, 2012

    The Royal Trophy newcomer Nicolas Colsaerts is likely to have spectators gasping in amazement when he opens his shoulders in the European cause at Brunei’s The Empire Hotel & Country Club from December 14-16. Colsaerts gave Tiger Woods – and the res...

  • trts
    December 9, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal has finalised a fearsome-looking Royal Trophy line-up which features six players with Ryder Cup experience - all of them having performed remarkable feats for Europe at the biannual showdown. The experienced duo chosen by Europea...

  • trts
    December 6, 2012

    Heroic European Royal Trophy and Ryder Cup Captain José Maria Olazábal will count with a powerful Spanish contingent for the defense of stewardship of the sixteen-kilogram solid-silver Royal Trophy at The Empire Hotel & Country Club on 14-16 December. ...

  • trts
    December 5, 2012

    Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki is delighted to have Asia’s first Major champion, Korean star Y.E. Yang in his team for the sixth edition of the Royal trophy. As he surveyed his powerful line-up to take on Europe at The Empire Hotel & Country Club in the Sulta...

  • José Maria Olazábal
    December 4, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal has decided to follow the Colin Montgomerie blueprint for Royal Trophy success by taking on a dual role as Player - Captain. The man who led Europe to their glorious Ryder Cup victory in September had already been appointed as Ro...

  • trts
    December 3, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal has decided that two Molinaris are better than one, by selecting Edoardo alongside younger brother Francesco for the European Team’s defense of the Royal Trophy against the Asian Continent. The magnificent and historic series of...

  • Miguel Angel Jimenez
    November 30, 2012

    Record-breaking European Tour star Miguel Angel Jimenez has become the latest big name addition to José Maria Olazábal’s Royal Trophy Team. The announcement of Jimenez’s selection comes hard on the heels of his glorious victory in the hotly-conteste...

  • BMW
    November 30, 2012

    Brunei to host sixth edition of the Royal Trophy - Europe vs Asia Golf Championship. Brunei Darussalam. The new BMW ActiveHybrid 5 has been appointed as the official transport for the European and Asian Teams for the historic edition of the Royal Tr...

  • Stenson
    November 20, 2012

    The Royal Trophy’s most successful competitor, Henrik Stenson, has been selected for a fifth shoot-out with Asia’s finest golfers. Stenson has finished on the winning side in all four previous Royal Trophy appearances, and holed the winning putt in 200...

  • Ishikawa
    November 13, 2012

    Ryo Ishikawa's victory at this past weekend's Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters in Shizuoka has provided a further confidence boost for Captain Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki's Asian Team. "It is great to see Ryo Ishikawa playing very well and his victo...

  • Liang Wen-chong
    November 12, 2012

    Asian Team Captain Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki has delivered a surprising strike appointing Chinese star Liang Wen-chong as Vice-Captain of his fighting force for next month’s Royal Trophy. Liang, who has been a member of the Asian Team at the previous thr...

  • Jeev
    November 9, 2012

    Jeev Milkha Singh, India's most prominent golfer in history, has been appointed by Asian Team Captain Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki for the Royal Trophy Matches to be played between the continents of Asia and Europe on 14-16 December at The Empire Hotel & Count...

  • Wu Ashun
    November 8, 2012

    China's Wu Ashun has brought the People's Republic of China into the Asian Team for the Royal Trophy - joining three of Korea's most proficient players and two of Japan's very best golfing talents. The twenty seven year old Wu has been nominated by the...

  • Bae Sang-Moon
    November 1, 2012

    Korean star Bae Sang-moon will bid to put the seal on a "career-changing year" after becoming the latest addition to Asian Team Captain Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki’s powerful Royal Trophy line-up. Bae consolidated his position in Captain Ozaki's mind by fi...

  • European Team Captain José Maria Olazábal calls upon Italian Francesco Molinari
    October 10, 2012

    Francesco Molinari’s reward for becoming a Tiger-tamer is a place in José Maria Olazábal’s Royal Trophy line-up. Olazábal handed Molinari the key anchor role as last man out in the Ryder Cup singles, and he did not let his captain down. The Ital...

  • Ollie
    October 8, 2012

    José Maria Olazábal has wasted no time in bolstering his Royal Trophy line-up by turning to one of the stars of Europe’s incredible Ryder Cup triumph. The Spanish great, who will again captain Europe against Asia in December, has rewarded Nicolas C...

  • YE Yang
    October 2, 2012

    Asian Team Captain Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki has announced the nomination of Asia’s first ever Major Championship winner, Korean Y.E. Yang, for the Continent’s challenge against the Europeans at the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy to be held on 14-16 Dece...

  • Crowds - Entertainment Village
    October 1, 2012

    The Sixth Edition of the Royal Trophy to be held on 14-16 December 2012 at The Empire Hotel & Country Club in the Sultanate of Brunei promises to attract record galleries for Asian golf, deliver team golf of the highest quality and produce an electri...

  • Dole
    September 19, 2012

    Dole and the Royal Trophy have jointly announced the launch of a partnership between Asia’s premier professional golf championship and the world’s largest producer and marketer of high quality fresh fruit. Under the cooperation, Dole is designated the ...

  • Ozaki cheers on his Asian troops
    September 18, 2012

    Asian Team Captain Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki has announced the nomination of Japan Golf Tour Championship winner Yoshinori Fujimoto to represent Asia at the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy to be held on 14-16 December 2012 at The Empire Hotel & Country Cl...

  • Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources
    September 14, 2012

    The Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources of Brunei Darussalam has pledged their full support for the momentous first-ever hosting of the Royal Trophy – Europe vs Asia Golf Championship in the Sultanate of Brunei. The Ministry joins The Empire Hot...

  • cprq
    August 9, 2012

    The Rizqun International and The Centrepoint Hotels have been nominated Preferred Hotels of the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy, to be held on 14-16 December in the Sultanate of Brunei. “The Royal Trophy has rapidly grown into one of the world's m...

  • Orchid Garden Hotel
    August 3, 2012

    The Orchid Garden Hotel has been designated a Preferred Hotel of the Royal Trophy - Europe vs Asia Golf Championship to be held on 14-16 December 2012 in the Sultanate of Brunei. “We are pleased to welcome the Orchid Garden Hotel as a Preferred Hote...

  • RB logo
    August 2, 2012

    Royal Brunei Airlines has been appointed the Official Airline of the Royal Trophy - Europe vs Asia Golf Championship. The Royal Trophy is an emotionally-charged and passionate competition played between Europe and Asia in a team match-play format, w...

  • Logo - RD Hotel Brunei Darussalam-Colour
    July 23, 2012

    The Royal Trophy – Europe vs Asia Golf Championship and the Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam have jointly confirmed that the Radisson Brunei has partnered with the Royal Trophy as a Preferred Hotel of the magnificent series of Matches to be played betw...

  • trts
    June 26, 2012

    Official delegations from the Royal Trophy and the Sultanate of Brunei’s Empire Hotel & Country Club attended the Japan Golf Tour Championship Citibank Cup Shishido Hills as guests of the Japan Golf Tour Organization – the sanctioning body of the Royal...

  • RT06062012
    June 6, 2012

    Japanese golf sensation Ryo Ishikawa and Korean match-play maestro Kim Kyung-tae have been nominated by Captain Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki to represent Asia at the Royal Trophy. The sixth edition of the continental match between Europe and Asia will be held ...

  • Asian Players' Committee member - Jeev Milkha Singh
    May 9, 2012

    The appointment of India’s top golfer Jeev Milkha Singh to the Royal Trophy Players’ Committee further enhances the probability of future editions of the Royal Trophy being held in Asian developing Nations. “We are very pleased that an Asian golfer...

  • Asian Players' Committee member
    May 2, 2012

    The Royal Trophy Players’ Committee, originally comprised of six-time Major winner Sir Nick Faldo, former world number one Ian Woosnam OBE, two-time Masters champion José Maria Olazábal and highly successful Ryder Cup player Paul McGinley, has been ...

  • trts
    February 20, 2012

    Monday, 20 the February 2012 - In preparation for the sixth edition of The Royal Trophy tournament later this year, The Empire Hotel and Country Club signed an Official Media Partnership agreement today with Cityneon Sdn Bhd for the promotion of the up...

  • trts
    February 12, 2012

    Hosting the prestigious Royal Trophy will not only boost tourism in Brunei but will also be a great honor for The Empire Hotel and Country Club – with its Jack Nicklaus Signature 18-hole course as a shining feature of the opulent property. Continuin...

  • Ozaki 2_s
    December 20, 2011

    Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki has been appointed to lead Asia for the fifth consecutive time at the next edition of the Royal Trophy – Europe vs Asia Golf Championship. “Ozaki will captain the Asian Team at the Royal Trophy on 14-16 December 2012 at The Em...

  • olazabal 01_s
    October 11, 2011

    José Maria Olazábal has been appointed to captain the European Team at the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy. The match between the continents of Asia and Europe will be played at the Empire Hotel & Country Club in the Sultanate of Brunei on 14-16 ...

  • trts
    September 6, 2011

    The sixth edition of the Royal Trophy will be held on 14-16 December 2012 at the Empire Hotel & Country Club in the Sultanate of Brunei. The annual competition brings Asia and Europe together in a unique series of continental team golf matc...

  • trts_bl
    May 9, 2011

    GOLFING WORLD SADDENED BY SEVE'S DEATH The world of golf is in mourning for Seve Ballesteros, the legendary five-times Major champion and founder of the Royal Trophy. Seve died at his home in Pedrena, northern Spain, at the age of 54, follow...

  • trts_bl
    May 7, 2011

    It is a time of great sadness for the entire Royal Trophy family with the passing of the Championship's Founder and legendary golfer Severiano Ballesteros. We will all greatly miss Seve's inspiration, determination and leadership. We offer our c...

  • trts
    January 11, 2011

    Henrik Stenson is eager to extend his association with the Royal Trophy as it continues to grow into a Competition that both commands – and demands – respect throughout the golfing world. But he wonders how long he can maintain his unbeaten record i...

  • trts
    January 10, 2011

    Colin Montgomerie re-lived the memories of his worst Ryder Cup experience as he urged Asia's golfers not to feel despondent over their Royal Trophy defeat. The Asian Team looked close to despair as Montgomerie's European stars staged an incredible c...

  • trts
    January 10, 2011

    Pablo Martin is eager to play down his role as Europe’s match-winning hero at the Royal Trophy, but admits it was a hugely emotional experience. Martin will go into the record books as the man who holed the winning putt at the 2011 Royal Trophy - al...

  • trts
    January 9, 2011

    Colin Montgomerie hailed his team's incredible Royal Trophy triumph as "one of the greatest days in the history of European golf". The Europeans staged an amazing fight-back after going into the Singles trailing 6-2, winning the session seven-one wi...

  • trts
    January 8, 2011

    Colin Montgomerie insisted Europe could still turn the tables on Asia and pull off an unlikely Royal Trophy victory by claiming at least six of the eight points on offer in the Singles. That would be enough to take the competition into a sudden deat...

  • trts
    January 8, 2011

    Joe Ozaki was the proudest man in Asia as he led his Team to the brink of a famous Royal Trophy triumph with a stunning clean sweep in the Four-ball matches. With Asia claiming maximum points on day two - the first time any Team has won every match ...

  • trts
    January 7, 2011

    Colin Montgomerie led from the front with a moment of vintage brilliance as Asia and Europe shared the honours on the first day of the Royal Trophy. The teams finished level at two points apiece after the opening series of Foursomes matches, but onl...

  • trts
    January 7, 2011

    Jeev Milkha Singh has vowed to bounce back from his opening day disappointment at the Royal Trophy, and help to inspire an Asian victory. Singh declared himself fit for duty less than 24 hours before the Competition teed off after a five-week lay-of...

  • trts
    January 7, 2011

    Joe Ozaki acted swiftly to ease the pressure on Indian ace Jeev Milkha Singh as he shuffled his pack for Saturday's Royal Trophy Four-balls. It was no surprise to see the Asian Captain split up the Singh-Thongchai Jaidee partnership after they were ...

  • trts
    January 6, 2011

    Jeev Milkha Singh has won his fight to be fit for the Royal Trophy, and will partner Thongchai Jaidee in Friday's opening day Foursomes against the Swedish duo of Peter Hanson and Fredrik Andersson Hed. The Indian star's participation has been in...

  • trts
    January 6, 2011

    Ryo Ishikawa has identified the two qualities necessary to become a great match play golfer – "heart and guts". And he is determined to show he has plenty of both as the Asian Team's spearhead in their bid to reclaim the Royal Trophy from Colin Mont...

  • trts
    January 6, 2011

    Seve Ballesteros believes the fifth edition of the Royal Trophy will have golf lovers on the edge of their seats again with another nerve-shredding finish. The pulsating 2010 contest was settled by Henrik Stenson's ice-cool putt on the final hole of...

  • trts
    January 6, 2011

    The Asian team is flying ahead of the Royal Trophy – and they proved it by taking to the skies on Wednesday, while the Europeans hit the road. Asian Team Captain Joe Ozaki and his players flew from their base at Hua Hin to Bangkok for the Royal Trop...

  • trts
    January 6, 2011

    Joe Ozaki hopes to give rival Captain Colin Montgomerie good reason to fear his team, after hearing his rival captain say that Asia's line-up is the strongest they have ever assembled. The Asia team boasts three players in the world's top fifty and ...

  • trts
    January 4, 2011

    Henrik Stenson has swapped his snow plough for a golf buggy after flying in from the frozen landscape of Sweden to sun-drenched Thailand. The former world number four was driving the snow clearing vehicle through drifts as deep as three feet before ...

  • trts
    January 4, 2011

    Jeev Milkha Singh has one consolation as he faces a race against time to be fit for the Royal Trophy – at least he has the "perfect" replacement standing in the wings. Asian captain Joe Ozaki has put Prayad Marksaeng on standby, and the Thai golfer ...

  • trts
    January 4, 2011

    Ryo Ishikawa has warned Europe's golfers he was not happy with his performance in last year's Royal Trophy, and is determined to step up a gear to inspire an Asian victory. Asia's most famous golfer failed to build on the morale-boosting victory he ...

  • trts
    January 3, 2011

    If the finest golfers from Asia and Europe have any complaints about the rough at the spectacular Black Mountain Golf Club when they do battle in the Royal Trophy, they should have seen it four years ago. Back then the Thai course was still a combin...

  • trts
    January 3, 2011

    Henrik Stenson is about to prove he is prepared to go the extra mile in a bid to complete a remarkable Royal Trophy four-timer in January. In fact, the former world number four will travel an extra 5,500 miles to make his fourth appearance for Europ...

  • trts
    January 3, 2011

    Henrik Stenson, firmly established as the joker in the European pack, had another piece of tongue-in-cheek advice for playing Captain Colin Montgomerie as he prepared for his fourth Royal Trophy appearance. Former world number four Stenson somehow m...

  • trts
    January 3, 2011

    Rhys Davies emphasised his eagerness to enjoy a taste of the action with Europe as he spearheaded the powerful force descending on the Royal Trophy. The golfer hailed as the best putter in the world after just one season on the European Tour was the...

  • trts
    January 3, 2011

    It is not uncommon for the general golfing public to associate Korea's headline grabbing golfers with the Nation’s capital – Seoul; but unlike Kim Kyung-tae, the country's other rising star, Noh Seung-yul is not from the former Olympic Games host city....

  • trts
    January 3, 2011

    Matteo Manassero is looking forward to meeting up with good friend Ryo Ishikawa this week – on and off the golf course. The Italian 'wonderkid' formed a close bond with Ishikawa when they met at the World Golf Championship event in Shanghai two months ...

  • trts
    January 3, 2011

    Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki is looking forward to another Royal Trophy cliff-hanger after deciding there is nothing to separate the Asian and European Teams. The previous edition of the Championship, played in 2010, went down to the final putt on the final...

  • trts
    December 31, 2010

    If the evidence of the four previous Royal Trophy Matches is anything to go by, Thai hero Thongchai Jaidee will be able to allow himself the luxury of an extra hour or two in bed on January 9. That day has been set aside for the concluding round of ...

  • trts
    December 30, 2010

    Seve Ballesteros' legendary status in European golf was confirmed yet again when he was identified as the inspiration for their latest Ryder Cup triumph - even though he was 800 miles from the action. Seve wanted to fly to Wales to witness Europe's ...

  • trts
    December 30, 2010

    Matteo Manassero is determined to play his part in proving "the kids are alright" when he makes his eagerly-anticipated Royal Trophy debut next month. At 17, the Italian phenomenon will be the youngest player in action at the Black Mountain Golf Club i...

  • trts
    December 29, 2010

    Colin Montgomerie has been hailed as the "embodiment" of what it takes to be a team player - by the man who has received a million similar accolades, Spanish golfing legend Seve Ballesteros. Even though he won five Major championships - three Opens ...

  • trts
    December 28, 2010

    Prayad Marksaeng is ready to make an emotional return to the place where his golfing adventure began, after being put on standby for a third Royal Trophy appearance. The Thai star has been asked by Asian Team Captain Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki to join the As...

  • trts
    December 27, 2010

    Anyone lucky enough to split the 18th fairway at the stunning Emirates golf club in Dubai should take a good look at the landing area - and not just to avoid becoming fixated by the huge lake guarding the green. Set into the fairway is a plaque comm...

  • trts
    January 14, 2010

    Colin Montgomerie insists he learned plenty of lessons that will be invaluable in his bid to win back the Ryder Cup by leading Europe to their dramatic Royal Trophy triumph. Montgomerie says he will be a better Ryder Cup Captain after his 'dry run' ...

  • trts
    January 13, 2010

    Henrik Stenson admits his third Royal Trophy appearance was full of shocks - even though he emerged as Europe's match-winning hero yet again. The ice-cool Swede holed the decisive putt against Asia on the 18th green in the final match on the course,...

  • trts
    January 11, 2010

    Colin Montgomerie predicted the Royal Trophy will continue to grow in stature and popularity, after admitting he had been hugely impressed by his first appearance in the competition. The European Player-Captain, who will also lead the Ryder Cup team...

  • trts
    January 4, 2010

    Robert Karlsson flew into Thailand for his second Royal Trophy appearance yesterday, expecting a much tougher assignment than the last time he lined up against Asia. Karlsson was a member of the European Team that scored a convincing victory in the ...

  • trts
    January 3, 2010

    Both the Asian and European Teams will be able to boast their own royal connections when Europe and Asia do battle in the Royal Trophy from January 8-10. Asia's bid to defend the magnificent solid-silver sixteen-kilogram perpetual Trophy graciously ...

  • trts
    January 2, 2010

    When Henrik Stenson made his second Royal Trophy appearance in 2007, he mischievously suggested Swedish should be the official language of the European team room. He also put forward the notion that Gothenburg – his birthplace - should be considered as...

  • trts
    December 30, 2009

    The Royal Trophy will be the start of yet another adventure for Asian golf's most accomplished globe-trotter – Jeev Milkha Singh. After enjoying tremendous success on his home Continent, and on the European and Japan Tours, the Indian superstar has dec...

  • trts
    December 30, 2009

    Even though he spent several years as a paratrooper in the Royal Thai Army, Thongchai Jaidee could never have experienced such a high as the one he enjoyed during 2009. A year that started with him playing a pivotal role in Asia's first Royal Trophy vi...

  • trts
    December 29, 2009

    Ryo Ishikawa's incredible feats on the Japan Golf Tour have left the sporting world shaking their heads in amazement. At just 18, Ishikawa finished as Japan's top money-winner, to take his place alongside two of the game's genuine legends - Seve Bal...

  • trts
    December 29, 2009

    Henrik Stenson would probably be willing to put his shirt on a European win in the Royal Trophy - he has already proved he sees clothes as expendable on the golf course! Sweden's world number eight made headlines all over the globe earlier this year...

  • trts
    December 29, 2009

    Charlie Wi joined an exclusive millionaires club in 2009, by topping USD 1 million in earnings on the US Tour for the third season in a row. Not many players show that level of consistency on the ultra-competive American circuit, but Wi insists money w...

  • trts
    December 24, 2009

    Ryo Ishikawa will inevitably capture tremendous attention and generate immense excitement at the fourth edition of the Royal Trophy, but it is a man more than twice his age that could hold the key to a second Asian triumph. Thai hero Thongchai Jaide...

  • trts
    August 22, 2006

    The Continental pride and passion will be at stake when Seve Ballesteros returns to Thailand to spearhead Europe's bid to retain the Royal Trophy from January 12-14, 2007. The Spanish great, a driving force behind the creation of the Royal Trophy,...

  • trts
    January 9, 2006

    The year 2006 may go down in sport history as a year as important as 1927 – when the highly successful American businessman Sammuel Ryder and other golf enthusiasts launched the Ryder Cup. The inaugural Royal Trophy proved to be a tremendous success...

  • trts
    January 8, 2006

    Bangkok , January 8: Europe withstood a spirited fightback from the Asian Team to lift the inaugural Royal Trophy 9-7 after a dramatic final day at Amata Spring Country Club on Sunday. Swede Henrik Stenson secured the winning point, beating Thailand...

  • trts
    January 7, 2006

    Bangkok , January 7: Europe powered into a two-point lead over Asia in The Royal Trophy on Saturday morning, thanks to a final hole victory by the Scandinavian pairing of Thomas Björn and Henrik Stenson. Björn and Stenson, unbeaten in three matches ...

  • trts
    January 6, 2006

    The Asian and European Teams at the Royal Trophy took a further a step towards tee-off with the announcement of the draw for the foursomes matches (alternate shots) to be played on Saturday morning. The highlight of the draw was the announcement of ...

  • trts
    January 5, 2006

    Seve Ballesteros' power-packed European Team and Masahiro Kuramoto's Asian all-stars are ready for battle. After months of meticulous planning, les s than 48 hours remain before the protagonists lock horns in what promises to be an epic inaugural st...

  • trts
    January 4, 2006

    The top European and Asian players stepped up their preparations for the Royal Trophy with an official practice session yesterday morning. Among the players out on the course tuning their strokes and getting to know the 7,453-yard layout were Denmark's...

  • trts
    January 3, 2006

    The world of golf landed in Thailand yesterday with the arrival of some of the greatest players from Europe and Asia for this weekend's Royal Trophy. In the early hours of the day England's Kenneth Ferrie and India's Arjun Atwal arrived at the Shera...

  • trts
    January 2, 2006

    Tournament specific preparations have reached final stages at the world-class Amata Spring Country Club, the venue of the inaugural Royal Trophy to be played next Saturday and Sunday. An event of the scale of the Royal Trophy, where some of the very...

  • trts
    January 2, 2006

    The Ryder Cup was officially born in 1927 as a biennial competition between professional golfers representing the U.S. and Great Britain. The format of play has evolved over the years – the event is now played between the USA and all of Europe, the int...

  • trts
    December 15, 2005

    Ryder Cup winner Thomas Bjorn has given Europe's Royal Trophy challenge a major lift with his inclusion in the team to face Asia in next month’s Thailand showpiece. The Danish ace is joined by three other European Tour stars – England's Kenneth ...

  • trts
    December 14, 2005

    Asia's big guns will be out in force for next month’s Royal Trophy showdown against Europe in Bangkok. Spearheading the continent's star-studded lineup are the top three finishers on the Asian Tour Order of Merit – Thai duo Thaworn Wiratchant and Th...

  • trts
    November 23, 2005

    Europe's quest to land the inaugural Royal Trophy has been given a massive boost with the inclusion of Ryder Cup legends Nick Faldo and Ian Woosnam. The battle-hardened veterans have been named as captain's picks by Seve Ballesteros and will add a w...

  • trts
    November 17, 2005

    Ryder Cup hero Paul McGinley has been unveiled as the second European Team player for the inaugural Royal Trophy tournament against Asia in Bangkok, Thailand in January. The Irish ace, winner of the European Tour's season-ending Volvo Masters in...

  • trts
    November 5, 2005

    HSBC Champions winner David Howell has been unveiled as the first European team player for the inaugural Royal Trophy tournament against Asia in Thailand in January. The English ace will head to the pioneering event with his confidence sky-high afte...

  • trts
    October 27, 2005

    Bangkok, October 27, 2005: Masahiro Kuramoto, one of Japan's most decorated golfers, will mastermind Asia's bid for glory in the inaugural Royal Trophy. Winner of 30 Japan Golf Tour titles in a sparkling playing career, Kuramoto will pit his wit...

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