Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano predicted the EurAsia Cup would be the "next big thing" as the inaugural contest ended in a thrilling 10-10 draw after Asia threatened to produce a victory to rival Europe's "Miracle at Medinah" in the 2012 Ryder Cup.
Hopes of giving golf a dry run ahead of its return to the Olympic Games in 2016 are looking increasingly remote as the delays to the building of the host course in Rio continue to give organisers major headaches.
Her Majesty The Raja Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah The Queen of Malaysia watches her shot on the second hole during the pro-am event for the inaugural EurAsia Cup which is being played over the Glenmarie Golf & Country Club course in Kuala Lumpur this weekend.
Looking to build on the success that has already helped five players gain European Tour cards, the organisers of Team Scottish Hydro have added two new faces in Chris Kelly and Duncan Stewart to their line-up for the coming year.
Injury has prevented Tiger Woods from seeking a record ninth title at Bay Hill, and tournament host Arnold Palmer believes the world No.1 will also find it "tough" to match Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 majors.
Colin Montgomerie shot a nine-under-par 62, one of the lowest rounds of his career, to finish joint runner-up in the Toshiba Classic, a Champions Tour event at Newport Beach, California, writes Colin Farquharson.