Solid Namchok finds winning joy in Sabah

SATURDAY RELEASE – JANUARY 9, 2016

Kota Kinabalu [SABAH]: Thailand’s Namchok Tantipokhakul displayed nerves of steel to claim an emotional victory at the Warisan Harta Sabah Masters on Saturday.

The 28-year-old Chonburi native nursed his overnight advantage to close with a second successive even-par 71 at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club. Read More

Namchok stays in control in Sabah

FRIDAY RELEASE – JANUARY 8, 2016

Kota Kinabalu [SABAH]: Namchok Tantipokhakul kept his lead at the US$100,000 Warisan Harta Sabah Masters on Friday as he continued his stride towards a first victory in over two years.

As temperatures soared at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country, the Thai powerhouse dug deep into his reserves to return with an even-par 71 during the third round of the US$100,000 tournament, jointly sanctioned by the ASEAN PGA Tour and the Asian Development Tour (ADT). Read More

Namchok stays the course at Sutera Harbour

THURSDAY RELEASE – JANUARY 7, 2016

Kota Kinabalu [SABAH]: Burly Namchok Tantipokhakul overcame tough scoring conditions to preserve his overnight advantage at the halfway stage of the Warisan Harta Sabah Masters on Thursday.

Determined to end a two-year long title drought, the 28-year-old Thai scrambled with three birdies in his closing four holes for a one-under 70 effort at the wind-swept Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club. Read More

Khor, Namchok share early lead in Sabah

WEDNESDAY RELEASE – JANUARY 6, 2016
Kota Kinabalu [SABAH]: A birdie blitz on the front nine paved the way for Malaysia’s Khor Kheng Hwai to set the early pace at the Warisan Harta Sabah Masters on Wednesday.

Precision iron play saw the 31-year-old return with a flawless effort of six-under 65, highlighted by five birdies in an outward 31, to share the opening round lead with Thailand’s Namchok Tantipokhakul. Read More

Chia sets eyes on Warisan Harta Sabah Masters crown

 

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

Masterful Phachara secures important victory in Thailand

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

Warisan Harta Sabah to title sponsor the 2016 Sabah Masters

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

Young hotshot Phachara grabs dream spot in The Open

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