February 18: This season’s ASEAN PGA Tour will boast at least nine tournaments offering US$660,000 in overall prize money and a strong line up of established and new events.
Starting with the Singha Esan Open in February, one of four tournaments jointly sanctioned with the All Thailand Golf Tour, the 2015 ASEAN PGA Tour marks the ninth season since the circuit was inaugurated.
January 17, Kota Kinabalu: Singaporean Mardan Mamat prevailed in a pulsating final round to claim a masterful four-shot victory at the Sabah Masters on Saturday.
At his indomitable best, the 46-year-old successfully staved off a fierce challenge from Malaysia’s Danny Chia (67) and Arie Irawan (68) to triumph at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club.
January 16, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: A host of local challengers inched their way into contention as frontrunner Mardan Mamat continued to hold the fort at the Sabah Masters on Friday.
The seasoned Singaporean doubled his overnight advantage to four strokes despite scrambling for an even-par 71 during a brutal penultimate round at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club.
January 15, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Singaporean stalwart Mardan Mamat wielded his putter with authority to pull two shots clear at the halfway stage of the Sabah Masters, amid a flurry of 66s on Thursday.
Mamat, runner-up in 2013, took full advantage of perfect morning conditions at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club to reel in six birdies for a five-under 66 – his only blemish of the day coming at the par-four 16th.
January 14, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Unheralded Chris Carey of Australia sprung a surprise of his own when he upstaged the tournament’s marquee names to take the opening round lead at the Sabah Masters on Wednesday.
Playing in only his second ASEAN PGA Tour event, the Bangkok-based professional returned with a solid three-under 68 to stay one clear at the summit of a congested leaderboard at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club.
January 13, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: Thailand’s Wisut Artjanawat is heads-on-favourite to complete a successful title defence when the US$100,000 Sabah Masters gets underway on Wednesday.
The 31-year-old headlines a top draw of regional stars at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club and is geared up to lift the magnificent silver trophy for a third time in four starts at one of his favourite hunting grounds.
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, January 12: Malaysia’s Lim Eng Seng is hoping that he can cap off a fantastic 2014 season by gaining his playing rights on OneAsia. The 32-year-old knows that a good finish at the ASEAN PGA Tour’s season-ending Sabah Masters, which tees off Wednesday, will pave the way for him to compete on the more lucrative pan-Asian circuit this year. Read More
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, January 6: The Sabah Masters returns this month to bring the ASEAN PGA Tour season to an exciting conclusion and also boasting an increased overall purse of US$100,000.
To be played from January 14 to 17 it will return to Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club with the support of its mainstay sponsors Sabah Tourism Board (STB) and Tourism Malaysia.