Singapore: Organisers of the Singapore Open are planning towards the world-class event returning in the first half of 2015, it has been announced.
The Singapore Open, which has been won by current world number one Adam Scott of Australia on three occasions in the last decade, was last played in 2012 with a prize purse of US$6 million.
A number of sponsorship initiatives aimed at maintaining the status of the Singapore Open have been launched by event promoter World Sport Group (WSG), with the emphasis on the wonderful marketing opportunity the event presents for potential backers.
“The Singapore Open is a jewel in the crown of Singapore sport and there is no intention of letting it fade into history,” said Bob Tan, President of the Singapore Golf Association.
“The tournament is extremely popular among golfers globally and every effort is being made to recreate the environment that made it such a hit.
“Everybody is working very hard to secure a blue-chip sponsor and stage the Singapore Open in the first half of the 2015 season.”
WSG is a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.