Villegas, Singh and Snedeker commit to CIMB Asia Pacific

September 30, 2011
PGA TOUR staff

KUALA LUMPUR -- Camilo Villegas has confirmed his participation at this year's CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, Malaysia, to be staged at The Mines Resort & Golf Club from Oct. 27-30.

Nicknamed 'Spiderman' because of his unique way of reading the greens, Villegas won back-to-back tournaments in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup in 2008 -- The BMW Championship and THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola.

Last year, the 29-year-old Colombian won his third PGA TOUR title, clinching The Honda Classic.

Joining Villegas will be Vijay Singh and Brandt Snedeker.

Singh's appearance at the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, Malaysia will be warmly welcomed by Malaysian golf fans. Vijay has deep roots in Malaysia and has himself won the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup in 2008.

Snedeker, the 2007 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, beat Luke Donald in a sudden-death playoff in 2011 for The Heritage title at Harbour Town Golf Links. In the Playoffs, Snedeker posted two third-place finishes.

Former U.S. Open and Masters champion Angel Cabrera and 2009 British Open champion Stewart Cink, as well as CIMB Asia Pacific Classic defending champion Ben Crane will also be in the field.