Saturday, October 4, 2008

Omega Championship boasts prize money of 1 million yuan

Next week's Omega Championship in Beijing , the Omega China Tour's season-ending event, will boast an increased purse of 1 million , Tour promoter World Sport Group announced here on Saturday.

The one million yuan represents an increase of 200,000 from last year's event and a record for the Omega China Tour, which is sanctioned by the China Golf Association .

The third Omega Championship, which will be held from October 9-12, will be staged for the first time at the Beijing Longxi Hotspring Golf Club after two successful editions at the Tianan Golf Club, also in the capital, when Liang Wenchong and Zhang Lianwei emerged as champions.

Source: Xinhua

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