I have been going to the Singapore Open for the past couple of years. Then, it was more of a social event for I never quite understood the rules of the game. The only thing I was probably interested in was whether there are cute golfers and the food. The former hasn’t quite changed.
We were invited once again to the Singapore Open. I had been looking forward to this event because I kinda picked up watching golf. Note, it’s watching and not playing. Remember this? Yes, the process of getting a handicap is still very much work-in-progress for me. How long? I dunno… I just got chided again by the Man for the lack of determination to see this through.. SIGH… But I really do have loads of work excuse just didn’t cut it with the Man.
So we went there to catch the play-offs for the Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. When we arrived at the Pavilion, we were greeted with light drizzle and grey skies. Thankfully, the game pressed on and after a while, the skies cleared up with the sun peeking through.
We had quite a good view of hole 9 and hole 18 where we were seated so the friends and us pretty much stayed in the Pavilion most of the afternoon.
Boy was it a star-studded event. There were a couple of guys that I was out to see.. one of which was Rory Mcilroy, the other was Adam Scott. ;p I did manage to catch some of them and even added a new golfer to watch out for in my list. Hehe…
Here’s Rory setting up his shot at hole 18 for his last game. This was quite an awesome putt that he made, quite happy to have witnessed it for myself.
It’s also kinda endearing to see his girlfriend being there for him to support him by walking the entire course as he played the game. Didn’t quite manage to get good shots of her but the Man did come quite up close to them by chance. Hmpf!
And this is the guy I’m keeping a lookout for the next time I watch golf games on the Golf Channel – Matteo Manassero. Aged 19, this Italian young gun eventually went on to win the trophy at this year’s Singapore Open. Did I mention, I think he’s really cute as well? ;p You should go and check him out.