|Date of Birth||1978-08-02|
|Family||Married, 2 children|
Order of Merit
Asian Tour Victories
(3): 2007 Clariden Leu Singapore Masters, 2008 Hero Honda Indian Open, 2013 Resorts World Manila Masters.
(12) 1999 Kunming Classic, China; 1999 Dalian Classic, China; 1999 Beijing Classic, China; 1999 Shenzhen Classic, China; 2001 Davidoff Nations Cup (with Zhang Lian-wei), 2005 Kunming leg, China Tour, 2006 Hainan leg, Omega China Tour, 2006 Omega Championship, China; 2009 Midea China Classic, 2010 Luxehills Chengdu Open, China, 2010 Thailand Open, ; 2015 JGT Championship Mori Building Cup, Japan. AMATEUR WINS: (3) 1996, 1997 & 1998 China Amateur Open.
• Liang was Asia’s number one in 2007, becoming the first Chinese player to win the Order of Merit with one victory and eight top-10s. • Maiden triumph came at the Singapore Masters where he pipped Malaysia’s Iain Steel in a play-off. Donated his winnings of over US$183,000 towards the development of golf in China. • Won the Hero Indian Open in 2008 thanks to a record 12-under-par 60 in the opening round. • In 2013, he won the Resorts World Manila Masters after defeating Prom Meesawat of Thailand on the first play-off hole. Donated 50% of his US$135,000 winner’s purse to victims of Typhoon Haiyan. • Made his Major debut at the US PGA Championship in 2007 and broke the US$1 million mark in career earnings. • In 2008, Liang was invited to play in the Masters Tournament but missed the halfway cut. Played in all four rounds at the British Open, finishing tied 64th at Royal Birkdale. • In 2009, Liang finished second behind Thongchai Jaidee on the Order of Merit, thanks to two runner-up finishes at the Panasonic Open in Japan and Singapore Open, which saw him earn his highest prize cheque of US$555,550. • In 2010, Liang enjoyed his best result in a Major when he placed tied eighth at the US PGA Championship, shooting a course record 64 at Whistling Straits in the third round. • In 2002, he earned over US$100,000 with four top-10s. Also played his way into the history books by shooting the Tour’s 100th hole-in-one during the third round of the TCL Classic. • In 2001, Liang won the Nations Cup with Zhang and enjoyed his World Cup debut in Japan where they finished tied 17th. • Won the China Amateur Open three times in a row. • Finished tied fourth in the 1999 Volvo China Open as an amateur.
• Liang possessed an unorthodox golf swing where he had a baseball swing type follow through. Has since refined his game in recent years to good effect. • Grew up in Zhongshan, home of China’s first modern-day golf course in the 1980s. • Introduced to the game at school when he was 16.