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Tour Insider: Sharpen your short game with Victor Dubuisson THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE HONG KONG GOLF ASSOCIATION VOTED THE REGION’S NO 1 GOLF MAGAZINE HKGOLFER.COM ISSUE 111 GOLF IN MISSISSIPPI + $50 MAY 2016 DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD DISPLAY UNTIL 15 JUN PLUS: BRYSON DECHAMBEAU PROFILE

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| CONTENTS HK Golfer Issue 111 May 2016 58 On the Cover: Englishman Danny Willett, like compatriot Nick Faldo 20 years ago, fired a final-round 67 to win the Masters after a final-round meltdown by Jordan Spieth. Photo by AFP Features 36 | Tour Insider This charismatic and talented Frenchman boasts one of the best short games on the European Tour. Here he explains how you can improve your skills around the green. By Victor Dubuisson Plus… 20 | In Focus A pictorial review of the last 30 days – locally, regionally and globally. By The Editors 40 | Hong Kong Junior Close 26 | Liquid Assets Leon D’Souza completed his junior career in style by romping to a seven-shot win at the Hong Kong Junior Close Championship at The Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club. By Alex Jenkins Ernie Els wines have arrived in Hong Kong – and they’re available through HK Golfer. Here’s what to expect from the Big Easy. By Lucy Jenkins 30 | Tee Time 48 | The Art of Caddying What’s it like to caddie at St Andrews, the undeniable Home of Golf? The ‘Kilted Caddie’ explains some – if not all … By Keith McLaren A look at Audemars Piguet’s new lounge at Art Basel. By The Editors 32 | Saxo Capital Markets 52 | 2016 Masters Tournament AFP (DeChambeau); Daniel Wong (Schadewitz) On t he 20t h anniversar y of Nick Faldo’s amazing comeback over Greg Norman to win his third Green Jacket, another Englishman took advantage of a Masters meltdown to claim his first. By Alex Jenkins Asia’s best traders to challenge for US$30,000 in Saxo Capital Markets competition. By The Editors 46 | Know Your Pro A profile of China’s rising star – Dou Zecheng. By Alex Jenkins 58 | New-Age Golfer A profile of the unique Bryson Dechambeau, a young man with an incredibly bright future. By Nathan Goulding 76 | Crossword This issue: know your golf! By Milton Wayne 66| Mississippi: Gateway to Ground Zero 78 | Final Shot 42 10 HK GOLFER・MAY 2016 The HK Golfer publisher continues his journey through the southern states, leaving Memphis for an exploratory tour of the Mississippi delta region. By Charles McLaughlin With World No. 5 Rickie Fowler. Interview by The Editors HKGOLFER.COM

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HK Golfer Editor: Alex Jenkins email: alex.jenkins@hkgolfer.com Contributing Editors: Rupert Smith, Paul Jansen, Evan Rast, Lucy Jenkins, Robin Lynam Photo Editor: Daniel Wong Online Editor:: Patrick Skinner Administration Manager Cindy Kwok Published by: THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE HONG KONG GOLF ASSOCIATION MAY 2016 • Issue 111 TIMES INTERNATIONAL CREATION Times International Creation Limited 10A Lockhart Centre 301-307 Lockhart Road Hong Kong Phone: +852 3590-4153 Fax: +852 3590-4533 Publisher: Charles McLaughlin Art Director: Derek Hannah Assistant Designer: Mimi Cheng 66 D E PA R T M E N T S 14 Mailbag 16 Divots 20 Global Focus 22 Major Focus 25 Clubhouse 40 Around the HKGA 76 Crossword In association with: www.thymedesign.hk Advertising: For advertising information, please contact: ads@hkgolfer.com For purchasing information contact: sales@hkgolfer.com For subscription information contact: subs@hkgolfer.com Hong Kong Golf Association Suite 2003, Olympic House 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Phone (General): +852 2504-8659 Fax: +852 2845-1553 Phone (Handicaps): +852 2504-8197 Fax: +852 2504-8198 Email: info@hkga.com handicaps@hkga.com HK GOLFER is published by Times International Creation, 10A Lockhart Centre, 301-307 Lockhart Road, Hong Kong. HK GOLFER is published monthly © 2016 by Times International Creation. Published in Hong Kong. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is strictly prohibited. PRINTED IN HONG KONG. 12 HK GOLFER・MAY 2016 HKGOLFER.COM

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HK Golfer Mailbag How will Jordan Spieth bounce back from his Masters collapse? What Next for Jordan? So America’s golden boy, Jordan Spieth, is fallible after all. What transpired at the Masters last month was simply incredible – nobody could have foreseen the young Texan making such a hash of the par-3 12th. Here we had a two-time Major winner, the reigning Masters champion no less, duff two ugly shots that even high handicappers would be disappointed with into the famous waters of Rae’s Creek. Gone was his lead, and with it, the Green Jacket. Take nothing away from Danny Willett – he played the best golf when it counted most, and that is what winning Majors is all about. But this was Spieth’s for the taking. He took it well, it has to be said. Answering reporters’ questions just moments after exiting the 18th green, when he would have probably preferred to We Want to Hear from You! Have something to say about an article in HK Golfer or a topic affecting golf in our area? Send your thoughts and comments to letters@hkgolfer. com. Please also include your address, contact number, email and HKGA #. The winner of the best letter (the first one that appears on the page) will receive a bottle of Champagne Deutz courtesy of Montrose Fine Wines. AFP have been putting his fist through a wall in Augusta’s Cha mpion’s Locker Room, showed he has class, something Willett was quick to acknowledge. But it left me thinking: Tiger Woods never threw away a Major like Spieth did at the Masters, nor did Jack Nicklaus. I speak as a Spieth fan, but I do worry about the long-term effect that the circumstances will have on him. Spieth is a brilliant young player. His is not the prettiest swing but it’s clearly affective and there are few in the game that can rival his short-game prowess. It’s really his drive and belief that impress me, however. I wish he was a bit quicker in terms of playing his shots but it is his mental fortitude and passion for competition that have helped make him the player he is – and he’ll need every ounce of it if he’s to overcome this loss. His youth should help him, and one hopes that he can look at the example of Rory McIlroy, who lost the Masters (albeit less dramatically) in 2011 before he had won a single Major. One thing is for sure: nobody will come under greater scrutiny when he rolls up at Oakmont in June for the US Open, where like at Augusta, he’ll be the defending champion. It’s going to be fascinating to see what happens. Bob Harris Via email HKGOLFER.COM 14 HK GOLFER・MAY 2016

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