European Tour Weekly - November 7th 2012

11/7/2012 4:14:00 PM
Sentosa GC  (Getty Images)
Sentosa GC (Getty Images)

European Tour Weekly makes the short trip from China to Singapore this week for the Barclays Singapore Open, and as usual ETW will be on the range at Sentosa Golf Club with the latest news and views from the players.

Playing in the Barclays Singapore Open is South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen. Having come so close to winning last year the 2010 Open Champion is determined to finish 2012 with a bang. We caught up with him to reflect on what has been another great season for the World Number Eleven.

Our review this week comes from the final World Golf Championship event of the year, the WGC-HSBC Champions played at Mission Hills in China, and ETW will show the best of the action from Shenzhen.

Taking part at Mission Hills was Ireland’s Shane Lowry. Lowry burst onto the scene in 2009, when he became only the third amateur to win an event on The European Tour, an occasion made even more special by the fact that his win came in front of friends and family at The 3 Irish Open. Lowry talks to ETW about his subsequent dip in form after that, and how he has bounced back strongly this year to claim his second Tour victory in last month’s Portugal Masters.

Genworth Financial are an important sponsor of The European Tour, and run Putts4Charity at various tournaments. Now in its sixth year, Putts4Charity is closing in on the magical one million Euro mark and to highlight the good work that the initiative does for children’s charities, ETW went along with Genworth Ambassador Pablo Larrazabal to one of the SOS Children’s Villages in Barcelona supported by Putts4Charity.

Together with all of the latest news and statistics from the Tour this completes another edition of European Tour Weekly.