From Clearwater Bay to the PGA TOUR

Hong Kong pros Motin Yeung and Jason Hak will come back to their home course to compete for the record prize money at the third Clearwater Bay Open

Greg CarlsonYeung, 24, is currently fifth on the Order of Merit with RMB 518,125 and is bidding to become the first Hong Kong player to earn a card on the Tour, ‘The Path to the PGA TOUR’.

“It has been an amazing season for me. Winning the Kunming Championship changed my life because I gained a full card on the Tour, which really boosted my confidence and gave me a chance to move to the next level,” said Yeung, who has three other top-10 finishes this year.

“I’ve played really consistently this season to stay quite high on the Order of Merit, so I want to play well in the final three events and obviously finish really strongly at the Clearwater Bay Open,” Yeung continued. “It will be a special event for me as a Clearwater Bay ambassador and after representing Hong Kong so many times in international events, so I hope myself, Jason and all the other Hong Kong players can do well.”

The top-five on the Order of Merit will automatically earn status on next year’s Web.  com Tour, the top-10 will be eligible for the Final Stage of the Tour Qualifying Tournament from December 6 -9 and players 11-25 will be exempt to the Second Qualifying Stage.

The PGA TOUR established PGA TOUR Series-China in 2014 as its third international developmental tour, following in the footsteps of PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada. Since its inception, PGA TOUR Series-China players have received Official World Golf Ranking points for top finishes at official tournaments.