Masterful Phachara secures important victory in Thailand

Emerging talent Phachara Khongwatmai, who made an impact on the ASEAN PGA Tour when he won the Singha Hua Hin Open as a 14-year-old schoolboy, finished the year in style with his second professional victory.

Just weeks after booking his ticket for next year’s Open Championship at Royal Troon, the 16-year-old Phachara won the Boonchu Ruangkit Championship. Read More

Warisan Harta Sabah to title sponsor the 2016 Sabah Masters

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, December 21: The Sabah Masters, one of the region’s most respected tournaments, will bring the ASEAN PGA Tour season to another thrilling conclusion next month and will boast a new title sponsor in Warisan Harta Sabah.

To be played at Sutera Harbour Golf and Country Club from January 6 to 9 the tournament will boast a purse of US$100,000. Read More

Young hotshot Phachara grabs dream spot in The Open

ASEAN PGA Tour teenaged standout Phachara Khongwatmai, who won the Singha Hua Hin Open as a 14-year-old schoolboy, has taken another step in his golfing education by qualifying for next year’s Open Championship at Royal Troon.

After coming through Monday qualifying, Phachara finished in sixth place in the star-studded Thailand Golf Championship which doubled as an Open Qualifying Series event. Read More

Cool Natthapong pips fast-finishing De Silva at Port Dickson

Port Dickson, October 17: Thailand’s Natthapong Niyomchon fended off a spirited challenge from

Kenneth De Silva of Malaysia to win the PGM-ASEAN PGA PD Championship on Saturday.
The 26-year-old Natthapong fired a bogey-free 68 for a four-round total of 15-under 269, a stroke

ahead of De Silva who sizzled to nine-under 62 in a quite extraordinary final round.

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Natthapong finds clear water at Port Dickson

Port Dickson, October 16: Thailand’s Natthapong Niyomchon blitzed the field at the PGM-ASEAN PGA

PD Championship on Friday with a superb six-under-par 65 giving him a two-stroke lead heading into the final round.

Natthapong, who led after the first round following a 66 but dropped to joint second after Thursday’s 70, played near

flawless golf to zero in on his first ASEAN PGA Tour title.

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Nirun’s boat comes in at Port Dickson

Port Dickson, October 15: Thailand’s Nirun Sae-Ueng snatched the halfway lead at the PGM-ASEAN PGA PD Championship on Thursday thanks to an accomplished 68 in the second round.

The promising 20 year old, winner of the PGM Sabah Championship in May, is a stroke clear of overnight leader Natthapong Niyomchon, who shot 70, and Michael Bibat of the Philippines, in with a 68. Read More

Champion Khor makes moneylist move

Penang, Sept 13: Khor Kheng Hwai of Malaysia jumped to 10th spot on the ASEAN PGA Tour Order of Merit after his one-stroke victory in the PGM Penang Championship.

He earned US$7,650 for his first win on both the ASEAN PGA Tour and the PGM Tour to take his winnings to US$8,195 from the two events he has played. Read More