The Singapore Open Golf championship, final day, began in brilliant sunshine and ended in a downpour.
GV club house pan to green
Ben Arda of Phils. tees off
Bobby Lim of Malaysia tees off
Wood of UK tees off
Onshum, Thailand, taking his putt
Yamamoto, Japan, putting
Kono, Japan, tees off at 2nd hole
Hsu Sheng-san, Taiwan, putting
Kim Soung Hack, Korea, putting
Ben Arda, Phils., putting
Ben Arda, Phils. sink his winning shot (2 shots)
Ben Arda receiving his trophy
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Background: The Singapore Open Golf championship, final day, began in brilliant sunshine and ended in a downpour. Graham Harsh of Australia had locked promising in the opening rounds. So had Norman Wood of Great Britain. But 43 year old Ben Arda of the Philippines begged the last hole of the regulation and produced par golf for three more holes for a total of 284. Arda is known by his fans as the "golfing grandfather". This was the second time he has won the Singapore title.