Who's who: Simon Yates

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Who's who: Simon Yates

  • Name:

    Simon Yates
  • Country:

    Scotland
  • Born:

    March 16, 1970 in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Glasgow
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1989

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the Asian Tour.

Did you know?

Simon Yates was born and bred in Scotland, representing Scotland in his youth as a downhill skier. He moved to Taiwan after holidaying in Asia and decided to base himself in the region, playing on the Asian Tour since its first official season in 1995. He was one of the first ten players to reach career earnings of a million US dollars on the tour. Home is now Hua Hin in Thailand, for the Scot who is known by his peers as “The Wee Man”.

Top tournaments won by Simon Yates

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Yates, Simon

Score

Prize money

THB 1 mill

Title sponsor

Singha

Played as the Singha Southern Open (Jun 17-20; Thai Tr event). Won by Owen (Scot). [Springfield Royal CC, nr Hua Hin, Thailand].

2004
Asia
BA Vista CC
279 (-9)
US$85,143
SK Telecom

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Yates, Simon

Venue

BA Vista CC

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

US$85,143

Title sponsor

SK Telecom

Played as the SK Telecom Open (May 20-23; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Charlie Wi (S Kor) and Rick Gibson (Can) finished 1 shot behind Yates (Scot). [BA Vista CC, Daedeoksan Mountain, nr Seoul, S Korea; at the time known as Baekahmvista CC].

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Yates, Simon

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Sabah Masters (Asian Tr event). Second-placed Des Terblanche (RSA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Asian Tour winner Yates (Scot). [Shan Shui G&CC, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia].

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Yates, Simon

Venue

Score

Prize money

Title sponsor

Coca-Cola

Played as the Coca-Cola Open in China (non-Asian Tour event).

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