Prayad Maintains Firm Grip in Pattaya

April 12, Pattaya, Thailand: Prayad Marksaeng continued his phenomenal form in the Singha Pattaya Open today shooting a third-round four-under-par 68 to lead on 17 under.

The 48-year-old from Hua Hin led by one after the first round, was three in front at the halfway mark and now stands four shots ahead of his nearest challenger, compatriot and defending champion Kwanchai Tannin.

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Evergreen Prayad Takes First Day Honours

April 10, Pattaya, Thailand: Thailand’s Prayad Marksaeng, unbeatable on home soil last year, made a fine start in the Singha Pattaya Open today taking the first round lead with an eight-under-par 64.

He nailed nine birdies, including four out of the last five, for a one shot lead over compatriot Rattanon Wannasrichan at Burapha Golf Club.

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Kwanchai Targets Repeat Victory

Pattaya, Thailand, April 9 – ASEAN PGA Tour number one Kwanchai Tannin of Thailand is hoping that good vibes on returning to one of his favourite courses will give him the impetus to retain his Singha Pattaya Open crown this week.

Kwanchai romped to a six-shot victory at Burapha Golf Club last April to start a successful season that saw him win again at the Negeri Sembilan Masters and top the Order of Merit with earnings of US$35,630.

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Titanic Win for Kwanchai

Pattaya, April 21: Thailand’s Kwanchai Tannin produced a masterful performance to win the Singha Pattaya Open by an emphatic six shot margin today.

Kwanchai shot a one-over-par 73 to complete a wire-to-wire victory at Burapha Golf Club and claim his second title on the ASEAN PGA Tour.

He finished with a four-round aggregate of 18-under-par 270, while his compatriot Thanyakon Khrongpha carded a 68 to claim outright second place.

“I won by a lot of shots but it was hard from start to finish. It is a great feeling. This is a big event in my country,” said Kwanchai.
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No Masters tiredness for Thaworn at Singha Pattaya Open

Pattaya, April 18: Thailand’s Thaworn Wiratchant showed his ironman qualities today by taking a share of the opening round lead in the Singha Pattaya Open.

The King of golf in the Kingdom fired a six-under-par 66 at Burapha Golf Club – a remarkable effort considering he just flew back from making his debut in the US Masters.

He missed the cut at Augusta but shed that disappointed by sharing the lead with compatriot Kwanchai Tannin and James Bowen from America.
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Tennis ace Paradorn eyes Golf Career

Pattaya, April 15 : Former top-10 tennis player Paradorn Srichaphan will continue his ambitious bid to make an impression in another sport when he tees it up at this week’s Singha Pattaya Open on the ASEAN PGA Tour.

The muscular Thai will be making his second appearance in a Tour event after missing the cut in the Singha Esan Open in February.

The Singha Pattaya Open, a joint sanctioned event with the All Thailand Golf Tour, will be staged at Burapha Golf Club from April 18-21 with Thailand’s Prom Meesawat looking to claim the title for a third straight time.
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Prayad Prevails in Gripping Play-off

Khon Kaen, Thailand, February 17: Veteran Thai Prayad Marksaeng drew on his long years of experience as a professional to seal victory in the US$100,000 Singha Esan Open at the fifth playoff hole on Sunday.

The 47 year old saw off challenges from countrymen Thanyakon Khrongpha, a two-time winner on the ASEAN PGA Tour, and Sattaya Supupramai and Thailand-based Korean Baek Seuk-hyun after the quartet finished regulation play tied on 14-under 274 at Singha Park Golf Club.

Prayad, co-overnight leader with Antonio Lascuna of the Philippines, endured a difficult day but his even-par 72 proved good enough to get him into sudden death after Sattaya blew his chances of outright victory by bogeying the final two holes. Lascuna slumped to a 74 and finished joint sixth.
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