The Hong Kong Tennis Association is a non-profit organization that evolved and developed from 1909, with the objective to promote tennis to all through the HKTA and collaborations with other tennis and government bodies. It also aims to set and maintain the standard of games to an international level and nurture talented local players to compete in regional and international tournaments.
It brings top quality tennis tournaments such as the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open, with an exceptional line up of established stars and rising talents to promote tennis in Hong Kong.
The Asian Tour is the official regional sanctioning body for professional golf in Asia. The mission of the Asian Tour is to expand tournament golf so as to substantially enhance the careers of its members, thereby developing and growing golf in Asia while maintaining a commitment to the integrity of the game.
The Asian Tour, through its membership of the International Federation of PGA Tours, is the only recognised pan-Asian professional golf tour in Asia. This unique feature positions the Asian Tour at the pinnacle of professional golf in Asia; providing its events with Official World Ranking status.
The European Tour, a company limited by guarantee, operates a broad range of business initiatives essential to its primary mission of administering professional tournament golf. It is a unique business which generates profits for the benefit of the Members – the tournament players – who receive their dividends by way of competing and winning prize money.
The European Tour International Schedule, which in 2009 incorporated the inaugural Race to Dubai, is a thriving global brand; the European Challenge Tour focuses on the future; and the European Senior Tour provides a new start for champions celebrating their 50th birthday.
The Hong Kong Golf Association (HKGA) was formed in 1968 with a mission to govern, promote and grow golf in Hong Kong. Responsibilities include Hong Kong national teams; junior and elite player development; grassroots initiatives; a centralised handicapping service for 15,000+ subscribers and the running of international and domestic golfing events in Hong Kong – including more than 30 amateur tournaments each year plus the Hong Kong Open, the city’s oldest professional sporting event. A National Sports Association, the HKGA works closely with the golf clubs and public driving ranges of Hong Kong and governing bodies including the Home Affairs Bureau, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and the Hong Kong Sports Institute.
The Hong Kong Golf Club (HKGC) is one of the few private golf clubs in Hong Kong. It is home to the Hong Kong Open, a prestigious professional tournament co-sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours and is held annually at its Fanling Old Golf Course.
Founded in 1889 as the Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, the Club had expanded its home from Happy Valley to include golf courses and facilities in Deep Water Bay and a full 18-hole championship course in Fanling. Apart from the Hong Kong Open, it has been host to numerous world class tournaments including the Hong Kong Ladies Open, AGEAS HKPGA Championship, Queen Sirikit Cup and many more in the past.
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