The Asian Tour is the principal men's professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has its own Japan Golf Tour, which is also a full member of the International Federation of PGA Tours. The Asian Tour is administered from offices in Singapore. It is controlled by a board with a majority of professional golfers, and a Tournament Players Committee of its player members, supported by an executive team. The Executive Chairman of the Board is the Burmese professional golfer Kyi Hla Han. In 2009 a rival tour, the OneAsia Tour, was established. Relations between the two tours are hostile.

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  • The Asian Tour is the principal men's professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has its own Japan Golf Tour, which is also a full member of the International Federation of PGA Tours. The Asian Tour is administered from offices in Singapore. It is controlled by a board with a majority of professional golfers, and a Tournament Players Committee of its player members, supported by an executive team. The Executive Chairman of the Board is the Burmese professional golfer Kyi Hla Han. The first season in the current lineage was played in 1995, although there had been earlier attempts to create an Asian Tour. The Asian PGA was formed in July 1994 at a meeting in Hong Kong attended by PGA representatives from eight countries. In 1998 the Asian Tour became the sixth member of the International Federation of PGA Tours. In 2002, the tour moved its office from Hong Kong to Malaysia and in 2004 the tour was taken over by a new organisation established by the players, who had been in dispute with the previous management. In 2007 it moved to new headquarters on the resort island of Sentosa in Singapore, which is also the home to what was at that time the tour's richest sole sanctioned tournament, the Singapore Open. Official money events on the tour count for World Golf Ranking points. Most of the leading players on the tour are Asian, but players from other parts of the world also participate (as of 2007 the country with most representatives profiled on the tour's official site is Australia). Each year the Asian Tour co-sanctions a number of events with the PGA European Tour, with these events offering higher prize funds than most of the other tournaments on the tour as a result. From 2008, 50 per cent of players’ earnings from the U.S. Open and The Open Championship will count towards the Asian Tour’s Order of Merit. The two Opens have been singled out from the other majors because they have open qualifying which Asian Tour members may enter. In 2004 the total prize fund was 11.4 million U.S. dollars, and by 2007 it had risen to 27.73 million U.S. dollars (all purses are fixed in dollars apart from those of The Open Championship and the Johnnie Walker Classic, which are fixed in pounds sterling). However most of the tournaments with seven figure U.S. dollar purses are in events co-sanctioned by the European Tour, and European Tour players tend to collect most of the winnings in those tournaments. Asia's richest event, the HSBC Champions tournament, was first played in November 2005 with a prize fund of $5 million; it is co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour but did not count towards the money list for its first three years as any high placings by Asian Tour players would distort the money list. However, since 2008, 50% of the prize money, which is now at a total of $7.5 million, has counted towards the Order of Merit. For 2010, the tour's richest sole sanctioned events are the Hero Honda Indian Open and Iskandar Johor Open, each with a total prize fund of $1.25 million. In 2011, the Iskandar Johor Open will be co-sanctioned by the European Tour. Aside from the HSBC Champions, now a World Golf Championships event, two other co-sanctioned Asian Tour events have prize funds of at least $5 million. The Singapore Open, which reached the $5 million level in 2008, had been the tour's richest sole sanctioned event, but it became co-sanctioned by the European Tour in 2009, and as such saw another increase in prize money in 2010 to $6 million. A new limited-field event in Malaysia, the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, was launched in 2010 with a $6 million purse. This is the first Asian Tour event to be co-sanctioned by the U.S.-based PGA Tour, although it is not an official money event on that tour. The tour's schedule remains quite unstable, with several in-season cancellations, reschedulings and prize fund alterations in 2007. In 2006 the Asian Tour became the most prestigious men's tour on which a woman has made the half-way cut in recent times when Michelle Wie did so at the SK Telecom Open in South Korea. In 2009 a rival tour, the OneAsia Tour, was established. Relations between the two tours are hostile. Among the ways to obtain an Asian Tour card is to be among the top 40 (including ties) at the Tour's qualifying school, finishing in the top 5 of the Asian Development Tour Order of Merit, and placing in the top 60 of the previous season's Order of Merit. (en)
  • Die Asian Tour ist eine Turnierserie im professionellen Golfsport, welche die entsprechenden Events in Asien (mit Ausnahme von Japan, wo die Japan Golf Tour zuständig ist) organisiert. Sie gehört zu den sechs führenden Turnierserien der International Federation of PGA Tours, auf deren Basis die Golfweltrangliste errechnet wird. Die erste Saison im heute gültigen Format wurde 1995 gespielt, es gab jedoch schon frühere Versuche, eine asiatische Turnierserie zu veranstalten. Die Asian PGA wurde im Jahre 1994 gegründet und anlässlich eines Treffens mit PGA-Vertretern aus acht verschiedenen Ländern im Juli 1994 in Hongkong konstituiert. 1998 wurde die Asian Tour das sechste Mitglied der International Federation of PGA Tours. 2004 wurde die Tour von einer neu gegründeten Organisation von Spielern übernommen, die mit dem vorherigen Management nicht einverstanden waren. Die meisten Teilnehmer an der Asian Tour sind naturgemäß Asiaten, es spielen aber auch viele Australier und Berufsgolfer aus anderen Nationen mit. Da einige Turniere gemeinsam mit der European Tour durchgeführt werden und in deren Wertung einbezogen werden, sind bei diesen auch viele europäische Spitzengolfer am Start. Diese Events haben deutlich höhere Preisgelder als die restlichen Turniere auf der Asian Tour. In der Saison 2008 belief sich das Gesamtpreisgeld auf über 43 Mio $. Bei den Turnieren mit einem Preisgeld von über 2 Mio $ handelt es sich um gemeinsam mit der European Tour veranstaltete, welche zumeist von deren Mitgliedern dominiert werden. Bei den restlichen Turnieren bewegt sich die Ausschüttung zwischen 300.000 und 1,25 Mio Dollar. Asiens höchstdotiertes Turnier ist mit 7 Mio $ das WGC-HSBC Champions Tournament, welches aber nur teilweise in die Geldranglistenwertung der Asian Tour einfließt, da es diese zu sehr verzerren würde. (de)
  • L'Asian Tour est le principal circuit professionnel masculin d'Asie dans le domaine du golf (à l'exception du Japon qui possède son propre circuit : le Japan Golf Tour). Créé en 1995, l'Asian Tour a ses sièges à Singapour, il est membre de la fédération internationale des PGA Tours. Son comité comprend une majorité de golfeurs professionnels.La mission de l'Asian Tour est d'étendre le tournoi de golf afin d'améliorer sensiblement la carrière de ses membres, et ainsi développer et accroître le golf en Asie tout en conservant un attachement aux règles de base.L'Asian Tour est l'un des seuls tours reconnus en Asie. (fr)
  • アジアンツアー(Asian Tour)は日本を除くアジアのゴルフ大会を統括する団体、およびこの団体が運営するツアートーナメントの名称。統括本部はシンガポールにある。 1995年から開催されている。シーズンは2月(または1月)から12月。 (ja)
  • De Aziatische PGA Tour - officieel de Asian Tour - is een serie van golftoernooien die georganiseerd wordt voor golfprofessionals in Azië, met uitzondering van Japan, dat een eigen Japan Golf Tour heeft. De tour werd opgericht in 1994. Het hoofdkantoor van de tour bevindt zich in Singapore en de Myanmarese golfer Kyi Hla Han is de voorzitter van deze tour. (nl)
  • 亞洲巡迴賽為亞洲除了日本以外主要的男子職業高爾夫巡迴賽,日本有自己的日本高爾夫巡迴賽,本巡迴賽也為職業高爾夫球巡迴賽的正式會員。亞巡賽由新加坡的辦事處管理。2009年競爭對手同一亞洲成立,兩個巡迴賽是敵對的。 (zh)
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  • L'Asian Tour est le principal circuit professionnel masculin d'Asie dans le domaine du golf (à l'exception du Japon qui possède son propre circuit : le Japan Golf Tour). Créé en 1995, l'Asian Tour a ses sièges à Singapour, il est membre de la fédération internationale des PGA Tours. Son comité comprend une majorité de golfeurs professionnels.La mission de l'Asian Tour est d'étendre le tournoi de golf afin d'améliorer sensiblement la carrière de ses membres, et ainsi développer et accroître le golf en Asie tout en conservant un attachement aux règles de base.L'Asian Tour est l'un des seuls tours reconnus en Asie. (fr)
  • アジアンツアー(Asian Tour)は日本を除くアジアのゴルフ大会を統括する団体、およびこの団体が運営するツアートーナメントの名称。統括本部はシンガポールにある。 1995年から開催されている。シーズンは2月(または1月)から12月。 (ja)
  • De Aziatische PGA Tour - officieel de Asian Tour - is een serie van golftoernooien die georganiseerd wordt voor golfprofessionals in Azië, met uitzondering van Japan, dat een eigen Japan Golf Tour heeft. De tour werd opgericht in 1994. Het hoofdkantoor van de tour bevindt zich in Singapore en de Myanmarese golfer Kyi Hla Han is de voorzitter van deze tour. (nl)
  • 亞洲巡迴賽為亞洲除了日本以外主要的男子職業高爾夫巡迴賽,日本有自己的日本高爾夫巡迴賽,本巡迴賽也為職業高爾夫球巡迴賽的正式會員。亞巡賽由新加坡的辦事處管理。2009年競爭對手同一亞洲成立,兩個巡迴賽是敵對的。 (zh)
  • The Asian Tour is the principal men's professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has its own Japan Golf Tour, which is also a full member of the International Federation of PGA Tours. The Asian Tour is administered from offices in Singapore. It is controlled by a board with a majority of professional golfers, and a Tournament Players Committee of its player members, supported by an executive team. The Executive Chairman of the Board is the Burmese professional golfer Kyi Hla Han. In 2009 a rival tour, the OneAsia Tour, was established. Relations between the two tours are hostile. (en)
  • Die Asian Tour ist eine Turnierserie im professionellen Golfsport, welche die entsprechenden Events in Asien (mit Ausnahme von Japan, wo die Japan Golf Tour zuständig ist) organisiert. Sie gehört zu den sechs führenden Turnierserien der International Federation of PGA Tours, auf deren Basis die Golfweltrangliste errechnet wird. (de)
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  • Asian Tour (en)
  • Asian Tour (de)
  • Asian Tour (fr)
  • アジアンツアー (ja)
  • Aziatische PGA Tour (nl)
  • 亞洲巡迴賽 (zh)
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