Prom hits front with opening 67

Hua Hin, Thailand, May 5: Thailand’s Prom Meesawat kickstarted his bid to win the Singha Hua Hin Open after two runner-up finishes in three years by grabbing a share of the first round lead on Thursday.

Prom, playing in his home town, opened with a four-under-par 67 to tie top spot with unheralded countrymen Thummanoon Koonmark and Tirawat Kaewsiribandit in the second event on the ASEAN PGA Tour 2016 schedule.

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Prom eyes top spot at Singha Hua Hin Open

Hua Hin, Thailand, May 4: Local hero Prom Meesawat, runner-up twice in the past three editions, will aim to go one better at the 2016 Singha Hua Hin Open, the second event on the ASEAN PGA Tour schedule, which tees off on Thursday.

The bulky Prom, nicknamed the “Big Dolphin” because he was raised in the seaside resort of Hua Hin, lost in a playoff to young gun Pawin Inkhapradit last year and also finished runner-up in 2013 when 14-year-old schoolboy amateur Phachara Khongwatmai made history by becoming the youngest winner of a professional tournament. 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

In-form Khor eyes more success

Port Dickson, October 13. Khor Kheng Hwai of Malaysia will be looking for back-to-back victories on the ASEAN PGA Tour in this week’s PGM-ASEAN PGA PD Championship at Port Dickson Golf & Country Club.

The 30 year old ended a 10-year wait for a Tour title with victory in the PGM-ASEAN PGA Penang Championship last month.

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