Tag Archive | "Asian Tour"

Three Cheers for Canadian Yip at PGM Port Dickson Championship

Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, September: Asian Tour rookie Ryan Yip of Canada closed with a superb eight-under-par 63 to win by one-shot at the PGM Port Dickson Championship on Saturday. Coming from five shots back, Yip marked his card with one eagle and seven birdies against a lone bogey to pip Malaysian Khor Kheng Hwai, who [...]

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Lipsky Creates History by Winning Omega European Masters

Crans Montana, Switzerland, September: David Lipsky of the United States became the first player from the Asian Tour to win the EUR 2.3 million (approximately US$3 million) Omega European Masters when he pipped England’s Graeme Storm to the title at the first play-off hole on Sunday. With his maiden Tour win in 2012 also coming [...]

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Fujita Sparkles with Win at Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup

Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, September: Japan’s Hiroyuki Fujita gave the home fans something to savour by carding a final round five-under-par 66 to win the 150 million Yen (approximately US$1.5 million) Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup on Sunday. Fujita was clearly in his element when he shrugged off the challenges from the best players from [...]

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Pavit Powers to Victory at the PGM Terengganu Championship

Terengganu, Malaysia, August 17: Pavit Tangkamolprasert of Thailand mounted a late charge to win his second Asian Development Tour (ADT) title at the PGM Terengganu Championship on Sunday. The 25-year-old Pavit sank six birdies in his last 12 holes for a five-under-par 66 and a 13-under-par 271 total to defeat overnight leader Pijit Petchkasem, also of Thailand, by one [...]

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Meet the Golfer: Johannes Irwan Dermawan

2014 has been an exciting year for Indonesia’s professional and leading amateur golfers. With the help of generous sponsorship from the LINC Group and the Event Organizers OB Golf – The Indonesian Golf Tour kicked off for its first year under the PGTI: Professional Golf Tour of Indonesia. This new tour guarantees more top quality [...]

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Byrne Caps Stylish Win at Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament

Jakarta, August 24: James Byrne of Scotland produced a grandstand finish when he holed a remarkable eagle on the last to win the US$100,000 Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament by three shots on Sunday. The 25-year-old Byrne fired three birdies in each half and sealed the deal with a 40-foot eagle putt for a flawless eight-under-par 64 [...]

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Thaworn Wiratchant

Thaworn claims unprecedented 17th career victory at Queen’s Cup

Samui, Thailand, June 8: Thai veteran star Thaworn Wiratchant came from five shots back to win an unprecedented 17th Asian Tour victory with a classy one-stroke triumph at the Queen’s Cup on Sunday. The 47-year-old Thaworn holed a five foot birdie putt on the closing hole to pip overnight leader Poom Saksansin with a final [...]

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Chile's Felipe Aguilar holds aloft The Championship at Laguna National trophy

Aguilar’s Perfect Finish Seals Win at The Championship at Laguna National

Singapore, May 4: Chile’s Felipe Aguilar saved the best for last when he stormed home with a birdie-eagle finish to win The Championship at Laguna National on Sunday. The Chilean’s stunning finish was for all to see when he raced home in just 28 shots to win The Championship with a spectacular 10-under-par 62 at [...]

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Marcus Both

Australias’s Both completes career turnaround with ICTSI Philippine Open victory

Manila, May 18: Marcus Both of Australia secured an emphatic victory at the ICTSI Philippine Open on Sunday, to revive his career after thinking of quitting the game last year. The towering Aussie, who lost his Asian Tour card last year for the first time since 2003, posted a two-under-par 70 for a winning total [...]

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Kiradech Aphibarnarat, winner of the 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open and the 2013 Order of Merit Champion (photo courtesy of the Asian Tour)

Asian Tour: The Player’s Tour, celebrating 10 years of excellence

Golf Indonesia sits down with Mike Kerr the CEO of the Asian Tour: Asian Tour: The Player’s Tour, what exactly does this imply at an organizational level? The tour itself like all other major tours: The PGA, European, South Africa… are player owned organizations. We have a tournament player committee who work alongside the management [...]

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