Hanoi, November 14: Namchok Tantipokhakul completed the finest season of his fledgling career today by winning the US$80,000 Mercedes-Benz Masters Vietnam and securing the Mercedes-Benz Tour Order of Merit title.
The 22 year old Thai fired a final round one-over-par 73 to finish one stroke ahead of compatriot Pavit Tangkamolprasert. Pavit came in with a 67 at Kings’ Island Golf Club, north of Hanoi.
Namchok finished with a four-round-aggregate of 16-under-par 272 and earned a cheque for US$13,000. Read More →
Hanoi, November 11: Thailand’s Namchok Tantipokhakul bid to secure the Mercedes-Benz Tour Order of Merit title started perfectly today when he took a share of the first round lead in the season-ending US$80,000 Mercedes-Benz Masters Vietnam.
The 22 year old, who currently leads the Merit list, fired a five-under-par 67 at Kings‘ Island Golf Club, which is about an hour outside of Hanoi.
It was a fine first day for Thailand in what is the Tour Championship as Namchok’s compatriots Panuphol Pittayarat, Tanatchan Puaktes and Natthawut Phiansamrit all joined him in the lead. Read More →
Hanoi, November 9: Thailand’s Namchok Tantipokhakul, the current leader of the Mercedes-Benz Tour Order of Merit, tees-off in the season ending Mercedes-Benz Masters Vietnam tomorrow hoping to seal his position as the Tour’s number one player.
The 22 year old rising star, who won the B-ing Championship in Thailand on the Mercedes-Benz Tour this season, leads the Merit list with earnings of US$14,540 and is the man everyone will be trying to catch.
The tournament, which is the Tour Championship, is being played at King’s Island Golf Club in Hanoi from November 11 to 14 and boasts prize money of US$80,000. Read More →
Jakarta: Thailand’s Thammanoon Srirot earned the distinction of making the first albatross on the Mercedes-Benz Tour at the Mercedes-Benz Masters Indonesia.
Thammanoon made a two on the par-five 17th at Emeralda Golf and Country Club in the first round of the US$60,000 tournament. He nailed a drive 330 yards and then holed a five iron from 200 yards.
“The ball bounced once and then went into the hole rattling the flag stick. My playing partners shouted ‘it’s in, it’s in!’. When I got to the hole and looked into the cup I couldn’t believe it. It is the first time I have had an albatross,” said Thammanoon. Read More →
Jakarta, October 17: Thailand’s Kwanchai Tannin left the field trailing in his wake today as he recorded a convincing seven stroke victory in the US$60,000 Mercedes-Benz Masters Indonesia.
He fired a final round four-under-par 68 at Emeralda Golf and Country Club for a winning total of 16-under-par 272.
Thailand’s Wisut Artjawanat finished joint second along with Indonesian Johannes Dermawan – the club’s General Manager who completed one of the performances of the season on the Mercedes-Benz Tour. Both players closed with 71s. Read More →