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The Preview: The 41st GS Caltex Maekyung Open

The Preview: The 41st GS Caltex Maekyung Open

Born 12 years before the Asian Tour was founded, the Caltex Maekyung Open has been part of the professional golf scene in this region since 1982. 3 May 2022
Kim confirms spot as Asian Tour No.1

Kim confirms spot as Asian Tour No.1

Sihwan Kim triumphed in the Trust Golf Asian Mixed Stableford Challenge on the Waterside Course at Siam Country Club to secure his second Asian Tour title in the space of six weeks and cement his position at the top of the Tour’s Order of Merit. 19 Apr 2022
From study to share of the lead for teenage ‘TK’

From study to share of the lead for teenage ‘TK’

Thailand’s Ratchanon 'TK' Chantananuwat started this week by saying he was short of practice because he was busy with his studies. But that certainly did not show today as the irrepressible 15-year-old amateur star shot a nine-under-par 63 to take a share of the lead in the inaugural Trust Golf Asian Mixed Cup. 8 Apr 2022
Kim breaks his duck at Black Mountain

Kim breaks his duck at Black Mountain

American Sihwan Kim finally secured his first victory as a professional after over a decade long wait when he claimed the International Series Thailand at Black Mountain Golf Club today. 7 Mar 2022
Kim gets back to work in Singapore

Kim gets back to work in Singapore

Korean Joohyung Kim achieved so much in his first tournament of the year last week, The Singapore International: he won the tournament in a thrilling sudden-death finish, took over top spot on the Asian Tour Order of Merit, and moved into the top-100 on the Official World Golf Ranking. 19 Jan 2022
The Preview: Singapore International

The Preview: Singapore International

No professional golf circuit has suffered as much as the Asian Tour through Covid-19 but they are back this week for their third event following a 20 month layoff. 12 Jan 2022
Khongwatmai breaks through at home

Khongwatmai breaks through at home

Phachara Khongwatmai finally secured his breakthrough maiden win on the Asian Tour today when he claimed the US$1 million Laguna Phuket Championship after a gripping finish at Laguna Golf Phuket. 6 Dec 2021
The Preview: Laguna Phuket Championship

The Preview: Laguna Phuket Championship

For a circuit that has been in the wilderness for the best part of two years it’s been an eventful fortnight for the Asian Tour. 30 Nov 2021
Jazz storms ahead with sensational 60 at Thailand Masters

Jazz storms ahead with sensational 60 at Thailand Masters

Thailand’s Jazz Janewattanond stormed up the leaderboard with a sensational 11-under-par 60 to take a one-shot lead over Belgium’s Thomas Detry after the third round of the season-ending Thailand Masters on Saturday. 22 Dec 2019
Patient Phachara leads season-ending Thailand Masters

Patient Phachara leads season-ending Thailand Masters

Thailand’s Phachara Khongwatmai knows he has to continue to stay patient after carding a second round seven-under-par 64 to hold a one-shot lead over Belgium’s Thomas Detry at the Thailand Masters on Friday. 21 Dec 2019
Detry fires 63 to take Thailand Masters lead

Detry fires 63 to take Thailand Masters lead

Belgium’s Thomas Detry took the early honours by opening with an eight-under-par 63 to grab the first round lead at the Asian Tour’s season-ending Thailand Masters on Thursday. 20 Dec 2019
Asian Tour: Pavit seals playoff victory over Aussie Gleeson

Asian Tour: Pavit seals playoff victory over Aussie Gleeson

Thailand’s Pavit Tangkamolprasert defeated compatriot Phachara Khongwatmai and Australian David Gleeson with an incredible chip-in birdie on the second playoff hole to clinch his second Asian Tour title in style at the Sabah Masters on Sunday. 25 Nov 2019
Aussie David Gleeson shares round one lead in Malaysia

Aussie David Gleeson shares round one lead in Malaysia

Queenslander David Gleeson has fired his lowest round of the Asian Tour season to sit alongside Thai Phachara Khongwatmai at five-under-par 66, sharing the opening round lead at the US$300,000 Sabah Masters on Thursday with two others. 21 Nov 2019
Hwang takes control of the Korea Open

Hwang takes control of the Korea Open

Local hotshot Junggon Hwang delivered a flawless display of golf as he signed for a solid six-under-par 65 to grab the opening round lead at the 62nd Kolon Korea Open Golf Championship on Thursday. 21 Jun 2019
Taehee Lee wins Maekyung Open

Taehee Lee wins Maekyung Open

Korea’s Taehee Lee successfully retained the trophy on home soil after prevailing on the third extra hole to complete a wire-to-wire victory and claim his first Asian Tour title at The 38th GS Caltex Maekyung Open Golf Championship on Sunday. 6 May 2019
WORLD SUPER 6: Rumford's win completes remarkable comeback

WORLD SUPER 6: Rumford's win completes remarkable comeback

TWENTY three months ago, almost to the day, Brett Rumford was lying in a South African hospital having just had a life-saving operation to remove 30cm of his badly blocked small intestine. Today, he’s a winner on the European Tour for the sixth time. 19 Feb 2017