With his broken English, transcribes from Haotong Li interviews promise two things: the answers will be short and sweet and, more often than not, leave you wanting more from one of the most interesting characters on the European Tour.

Players representing 18 nations teed it up in the inaugural Abu Dhabi Amateur Championship last December, wooed by the promise of valuable World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) points. The lure will be even greater when Saadiyat Beach Golf Club hosts the second edition of the 54-hole strokeplay event from Dec. 15-18.