Thaworn Wiratchant

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Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant claimed a record 14th Asian Tour title as he cruised to a three-shot victory at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters in Malaysia. Photo: AFP

Andalucia Masters called off late

Thursday, 13 September, 2012, 2:50am

'Thai flood victims need cash not stars'

A growing resentment at the foreign legion plundering Asia's riches came to a head yesterday when Thai golfer Thaworn Wiratchant accused his government of wasting money by paying for big-name players to appear at the inaugural Thailand Golf Championship in Bangkok this month.

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Macau open back on calendar

The popular Macau Open is back - bigger and better, with organisers offering record prize money and unprecedented television coverage.

27 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Thaworn keeps pace with big boys

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant got into the mix with the big guns, cruising quietly on to the leaderboard after an impressive second-round four-under-par 68.

The Asian Tour number one produced a wonderful performance at Royal Liverpool to safely make the weekend rounds with his two-day total of five-under-par 139.

23 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

'Iron Man' plans to celebrate 200th Asian Tour outing in style

Asian number one Thaworn Wiratchant hopes he can cap a career milestone this week with a grand victory.

The Thai star will feature in his 200th Asian Tour tournament, giving him the honour of holding the most number of appearances in the region.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Kapur set for next step on path to stardom

Shiv Kapur's walk with destiny brings him to Beijing this week as he bids to become the first man to hold two prestigious Asian titles at the same time.

The talented Indian tees up in the Volvo China Open at the Beijing Honghua International Golf Club tomorrow, looking to add a second trophy to his name following his Masters of Asia triumph in Bangkok last December.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Thaworn and Thongchai resume battle

Thai stars Thaworn Wiratchant and Thongchai Jaidee will renew their battle for the Asian Tour Order of Merit supremacy on home soil at the Bangkok Airways Open this week.

12 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Thaworn bounces back from poor start to take clubhouse lead

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant took his familiar place at the top of the leaderboard after a rain-hit opening round at the Crowne Plaza Open yesterday.

30 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Zhang plans to drive away the drought

Chinese stalwart Zhang Lianwei is counting on a new driver to end his title drought in the Crowne Plaza Open, which begins today.

The 40-year-old Zhang is teeing up at the Grand Epoch City Golf Club near the capital and hopes the club will do the trick.

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Lin leaps to halfway lead at Masters

Taiwan's Lin Wen-tang seized a one-stroke halfway lead at the US$400,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters yesterday but will have to contend with in-form title holder Thaworn Wiratchant, who is lurking four off the pace.

24 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Thaworn going all out to win merit title

Thaworn Wiratchant's determined push for the Asian Tour order of merit crown continues today when he defends the US$400,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters.

22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Thaworn cuts through pack

Thai stalwart Thaworn Wiratchant stormed from three shots back to win the US$300,000 Taiwan Open yesterday, his second title of the season.

The 38-year-old Thaworn fired a superb eight-under-par 64 in the final round at Chang Gung Golf Club to lift the title by one stroke from compatriot Chapchai Nirat, who closed with a 67.

19 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Chang thrives on 'home course'

Taiwan's Chang Tse-peng put to good use his 'home course' knowledge as he soared into the halfway lead at the US$300,000 Taiwan Open yesterday.

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Wiratchant seeking to regain merit lead

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant headlines the US$300,000 Taiwan Open today, where he bids to regain his top spot on the Asian Tour order of merit.

Wiratchant was dislodged from his perch last weekend by compatriot Thongchai Jaidee, who finished fifth in the Singapore Open.

15 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Scott on a 'major' mission

World number seven Adam Scott has his sights firmly on the US$2 million Singapore Open which begins at Sentosa Golf Club's Serapong course today. Fresh from a two-week break in Brisbane, the 25-year-old Australian hopes to add the Singapore Open title, which he described as 'almost a major of Asia', to his resume.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

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