Malaysian Open

Kiradech Aphibarnrat beats star-studded field to win Malaysian Open

Kiradech Aphibarnrat. Photo: AP

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat held off a string of star names to snatch his first European Tour title by one stroke at the rain-hit Maybank Malaysia Open yesterday after posting a two-under 70.

Monday, 25 March, 2013, 4:32am

Short Sport, March 3, 2013

Wang Chien-ming threw six shutout innings. Photo: AP

Golf officials denied rumours of a malaria outbreak on the LPGA Tour yesterday after Natalie Gulbis and Pak Se-ri pulled out of the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore due to illness and staff members also fell sick.

3 Mar 2013 - 4:00am

Thongchai off to hot start

As the sun rose in the sky yesterday, so did the spirits of former Asian champion Thongchai Jaidee. The Thai basked in the warmth of the Fanling fairways, loving being back in Asia after playing on the European Tour this year.

16 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Thai ace stays hot to set early pace

Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee began his title defence of the Myanmar Open by cruising to his familiar place at the top of the leaderboard after an opening five-under-par 67 yesterday.

25 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Thongchai sweeps awards

Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee swept four main awards at the Asian Tour's Awards Night 2004 in Kuala Lumpur, including the prestigious Players' Player of the Year and Order of Merit titles.

22 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Red-hot Thongchai widens his lead

Title holder Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand pulled six shots clear of the chasing pack after the third round of the Carlsberg Malaysian Open yesterday, poised to defend a title for the first time in his illustrious career.

20 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Thongchai aims to keep title this time

Asian Tour number one Thongchai Jaidee bids to defend a title for the first time in his glowing career when he tees up in the US$1.21 million Carlsberg Malaysian Open tomorrow. The Thai star has enjoyed a meteoric rise since joining the pro ranks in 1999, winning six titles, two order of merit crowns and topping the career earnings list with US$1.42 million in winnings.

16 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Asian PGA Davidoff Tour Order of Merit

Yeh Wei-tze (Taiwan) - US$220,457

Jyoti Randhawa (India) - US$216,991

Simon Dyson (England) - US$201,621

Craig Camps (South Africa) - US$161,425

Arjun Atwal (India) - US$155,143

Thongchai Jaidee (Thailand) - US$150,041

Prayad Markasaeng (Thailand) - US$141,929

14 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Sure signs of Asian Tour bridging gap

East Meets West, screamed the giant billboard at the entrance to Kuala Lumpur's Saujana Golf & Country Club.

No points for originality perhaps, but the catchline certainly caught on with the local and international media and was a recurring theme throughout the 38th staging of the Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open.

8 Feb 1999 - 12:00am