Kota Kinabalu [SABAH]: Malaysian number one Danny Chia is eager to get his 2016 season off to a flying start with a winning performance at the Warisan Harta Sabah Masters, which tees off Wednesday.
The 43-year-old will hope to go one better at Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club as he headlines a strong domestic challenge against some of the region’s top draws including titleholder Mardan Mamat of Singapore and Thailand’s Wisut Artjanawat, who triumphed in 2011 and 2014. Read More
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Port Dickson, October 14: Natthapong Niyomchon of Thailand sizzled to a bogey-free 66 to grab a one-shot lead after the opening round of the PGM-ASEAN PGA PD Championship on Wednesday.
Starting at the 10th hole, he made his move around the turn with four birdies in six holes before picking up another shot at his final hole. Read More