RWM Masters to host Asian Tour 2014
The 2nd Resorts World Manila (RWM) Masters is a US$1 million world-class golf competition set to take place from November 20 to 23, 2014, in the Philippines. The tournament will be held at the prestigious Manila Southwoods Golf & Country Club.
RWM Masters – Antonio Lascuna
The second edition of the Resorts World Manila Masters on the Asian Tour will offer a record prize fund of US$1 million in November, officials announced today.The highly successful Resorts World Manila Masters, which offered a prize fund of US$750,000 last year, will also boast a new presenting sponsor in 918.com when the prestigious event returns to Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club from November 20 to 23, 2014.
2013 RWM Masters champion Liang Wen-chong of China and RWM chief operating officer Stephen James Reilly.
Stephen James Reilly, Chief Operating Officer, Resorts World Manila said, “Last year’s inaugural Resorts World Manila Masters proved to be a victory not just for champion Liang Wen-chong, but also for Philippine golf. By providing a stage in Southwoods Golf & Country Club, top caliber golfers from the Philippines and around the world were able to compete in the country’s biggest golf tournament to date. This year, together with Asian Tour and our new presenting sponsor 918.com, we look forward to making the Resorts World Manila Masters even bigger and better with an increased prize fund of US$1 million.”
Resorts World Manila Chief Operating Officer, Stephen James Reilly
The Asian Tour, through its membership of the International Federation of PGA Tours, is the only recognized 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.