Gunn takes aim at title defence

July 15, Hua Hin: Reigning ASEAN PGA Tour Order of Merit champion Gunn Charoenkul will try and defend his Singha Panasonic Hua Hin Open title when the tournament tees-off tomorrow at Royal Hua Hin Golf Club.

The talented Thai golfer is joined in what is the fourth leg of the season on the ASEAN PGA Tour by a strong field including countrymen Prayad Marksaeng, this year’s Merit list leader, Prom Meesawat, Kwanchai Tannin, Jazz Janewattanond, Wisut Artjanawat and Namchok Tantipokhakul.

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Korea in Gunn’s Sight

Gyeonggi-do, Korea, May 13: Reining Order Of Merit champion, Thailand’s Gunn Charoenkul spearheads the ASEAN PGA challenge on the OneAsia 2015 GS Caltex Maekyung Open Golf Championship at the Namseoul Country Club, teeing off May 14 – 17.

Gunn leads the ASEAN PGA’s challenge along with compatriots Supravee Phatam (Winner Borobudur Classic), Kwanchai Tannin, Phiphatphong Naewsuk and Rattanon Wannasrichan. Read More

Thaworn Looks To Rewrite History

Gyeonggi-do, Korea, May 11: Thailand’s Thaworn Wiratchant, runner-up in the 2005 GS Caltex Maekyung Open, will aim to break the stranglehold Korean players have had on the tournament for the past decade when he competes in the OneAsia event this week.

Thaworn, one of the most successful Asian players of his generation with more than 20 titles to his credit including the 2011 Indonesia Open on OneAsia, Read More

Baharin Triumphs in Impian

April 4: Kemarol Baharin won his first ASEAN PGA Tour title and third Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM) Tour event when he claimed the PGM UMW Impian Championship crown with a three-stroke victory today.

The 29-year-old from Kuala Lumpur shot a final round four-under 68 at Impian Golf & Country Club that gave him a 17-under 271 total and earned him the winner’s cheque of RM30,600 in the co-sanctioned event.

The Thailand pair of Settee Prakongvech (68) and Sutijet Kooratanapisan (70) finished joint runners-up on 14-under-par 274, while their compatriot and joint second round leader Natthapong Niyomchon (70) was fourth, a shot further back.

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Baharin and Donlaphatchai Share Lead

April 3: Malaysia’s Kemarol Baharin climbed into a share of the lead after the third of the PGM UMW Impian Championship today.

The 29-year-old and a multiple winner on the PGM Tour joined Thailand’s Donlaphatchai Niyomchon at the top of the leaderboard after carding a five-under-par 67, with the latter signing for a 69. The top-two are on 13-under 203 with a day to go.

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Donlaphatchai Leads in Impian

April 2: Thailand bothers Donlaphatchai and Natthapong Niyomchon blazed a hot trail in the second round of the PGM UMW Impian Championship today.

Donlaphatchai fired a fine seven-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead into the next round with a 10-under-par 134 total, ahead of Malaysia’s Kemarol Baharin, who carded a 69 and fellow Thai Sutiyet Kooratanapisan (67). They finished on eight-under 136.

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Clubhouse lead for Baharin

April 1: On a day when the weather twice interrupted play, Malaysia’s Kemarol Baharin took the first round clubhouse lead in the PGM UMW Impian Championship.

Play was suspended between 2.30 and 3.45pm and then called off again at 5.09pm due to the weather, and it left Baharin with the lead. Half the field are due to complete their first round tomorrow.

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Prayad Retains Pattaya Title

Pattaya, Thailand, March 29: Prayad Marksaeng successfully defended his Singha Pattaya Open title today comfortably recording a four-shot victory.

The Thai star, who shot an 11-under-par 60 on day three for a one-shot lead, closed with a 67 at Burapha Golf Club.

He finished the US$100,000 on 22 under par.

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