Classy Khor wins PGM Penang Championship

Penang, Sept 12: Malaysia’s Khor Kheng Hwai turned on the style to win his first ASEAN PGA Tour title on Saturday, a closing six-under-par 66 giving him a one-shot victory over fast-charging countryman Nicholas Fung in the PGM Penang Championship.

Khor even had the luxury of a bogey at the last – his only blemish of the day – at Penang Golf Club as he posted a four-round total of 13-under 275. Read More

Nachimuthu shoots 67 to catch Iylia in Penang

Penang, Sept 11: In-form Malaysian R Nachimuthu sizzled with a 67 to join countryman Iylia Jamil in top spot after the third round of the PGM Penang Championship on Friday.

Overnight leader Iylia looked destined to take a one-stroke advantage into the last round but dropped a shot on the final hole for a two-under 70 at Penang Golf Club Read More

Iylia noses ahead at PGM Penang Championship

Penang, Sept 10: Malaysia’s Iylia Jamil snatched the halfway lead in the PGM Penang Championship on Thursday, a solid 69 giving him a one-stroke advantage over two-time ASEAN PGA Tour winner Nicholas Fung, who shot a best-of-the-day 67.

The Malaysian quintet of M Sasidaran, the overnight leader who carded a 73, R Nachimuthu (71), Kenneth De Silva (71), Mohd Amli Mohd Mohiyedeen (68) and Mohd Sukree Othman (69) are two shots further back at Penang Golf Club. Read More

Sasidaran singing in the rain at PGM Penang Championship

Penang, Sept 9: Malaysia’s M Sasidaran grabbed the lead in the rain-delayed PGM Penang Championship after the first round on Wednesday following a sparkling six-under-par 66.

Sasidaran, who had a welcome tied sixth-place finish in the PGA Rahman Putra Championship in June after some indifferent results, leads by a stroke from countryman Iylia Jamil with the in-form R Nachimuthu and Kenneth De Silva a further shot behind after 68s. Read More

Baharin targets second ASEAN PGA Tour success of season

Penang, Sept 8: Kemarol Baharin of Malaysia will bid for his second ASEAN PGA Tour title this season

at the PGM Penang Championship which tees off on Wednesday.

Baharin recorded his first victory on the ASEAN PGA Tour and third on the Professional Golf of Malaysia(PGM) Tour when he claimed the PGM UMW Impian Championship crown with a three-stroke victory in April.

Peerless Prayad powers ahead in moneylist

August 10, Chiangmai: The remarkable Prayad Marksaeng, still showing his rivals a clean pair of heels at aged 49, edged closer to the ASEAN PGA Order of Merit title with his victory in the Singha Chiangmai Open on Sunday.

The Thai veteran closed with a six-under-par 65 to edge teenager Jazz Janewattananond by a stroke and capture his second ASEAN PGA Tour crown of the season following his success in the Singha Pattaya Open. Read More

Golden oldie Prayad wins Singha Chiangmai Open

August 9, Chiangmai: Evergreen veteran Prayad Marksaeng again showed his younger opponents the way to win on Sunday, a closing 65 giving him a one-shot victory over promising teenager Jazz Janewattananond in the Singha Chiangmai Open.

It was Prayad’s second triumph on the ASEAN PGA Tour this season, following his success at the Singha Pattaya Open in March, and the 49-year-old Thai extended his lead in the moneylist race.

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Kwanchai shoots 63 to join Jazz on top at Singha Chiangmai Open

August 8, Chiangmai: Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond is hitting most of the right notes at the Singha Chiangmai Open, a 68 on Saturday seeing him share the lead with 2013 ASEAN PGA Tour number one Kwanchai Tannin heading into the final round.

Teenager Janewattananond, hotly fancied for a breakthrough win after a season of near misses, posted six birdies in his opening 12 holes but stumbled near the end of his round to fall into a tie for the lead with Kwanchai, who sizzled with an eight-under-par 63. Read More