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 Powers Into Lead with 60

Pattaya, Thailand, March 28: Defending champion Prayad Marksaeng fired a stunning 11-under-par 60 to take a one shot lead into the final round of the US$100,000 Singha Pattaya Open today.

The Thai shot two eagles and seven birdies at Burapha Golf Club to go to 18 under par in the second event of the season on the ASEAN PGA Tour.

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Piya Sets Pace In Pattaya

Pattaya, Thailand, March 26: Thailand’s Piya Swangarunporn recorded a brilliant nine-under-par 62 to take the first round lead in the Singha Pattaya Open today.

Piya nailed an eagle two on the par four first plus eight birdies at Burapha Golf Club and dropped just one shot in the second event of the year on the ASEAN PGA Tour.

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Champions ready for Pattaya test

Pattaya, Thailand, March 25: The Singha Pattaya Open tees-off tomorrow on the ASEAN PGA Tour featuring a mouth watering line up of many of the best players in the region.

Thailand’s Thaworn Wiratchant, winner of the season-opening Singha Esan Open three weeks ago, and his compatriot and defending champion Prayad Marksaeng start among the favourites.

The Kingdom’s other leading players such as Gunn Charoenkul, who claimed last year’s ASEAN PGA Order of Merit title following three victories, Prom Meesawat, a three-time winner of the Pattaya event, Chapchai Nirat, Kwanchai Tannin, Namchok Tantipokhakul, and Wisut Artjanawat are also playing.
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