Jordan Spieth to headline returning Singapore Open

Jordan Spieth of the US hits a tee shot during the TOUR Championship, at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 27, 2015Jordan Spieth, the 2015 USPGA Tour player of the year, will headline the Singapore Open in January when it returns after a three-year absence, organisers said on Tuesday. “I’m very fortunate to play golf around the world and can’t wait to visit Singapore for the first time,” Spieth, a member of the US team who won the Presidents Cup in South Korea earlier this month, said in a statement. Under a three-year deal with Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, the SMBC Singapore Open will offer a minimum prize fund of $1 million and will be held at Sentosa Golf Club from January 28-31.

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