Who's who in golf - Prayad Marksaeng

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Name: - Prayad Marksaeng
Country: - Thailand
Born : - Jan 30, 1966 in Hua Hin, Thailand.
Original Home/Club: - Hua Hin, Thailand
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1991

Roll of Honour

Multiple wins on the Asian and Japan Tours.

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Marksaeng has been a member of the Asian Tour since its begining in 1995. He was one of the first ten players to reach a million US dollars in career earnings on the Tour. In 1999 he became the first player from Thailand to qualify for The Open Championship.

Top tournaments won by Prayad Marksaeng

2017Men AsiaSingapore OpenSentosa GC275 (-9)US$180,000
Played as the SMBC Singapore Open (Jan 19-22; Asian/Jpn Trs season-opener). Second-placed Juvic Pagunsan (Phil), Phachara Khongwatmai (Thai), Jbe Kruger (RSA) and Young-han Song (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Serapong course, Sentosa GC, Singapore].
2015Men JapanFukushima OpenGrandee Nasushirakawa264 (-24)¥10million
Played as the Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open (July 23-26; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Young-han Song (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind 49-year-old Marksaeng (Thai), who claimed his fifth win on the Japan Tour. [Grandee Nasushirakawa GC, Fukushima, Jpn].
2015Men AsiaQueen's CupSantiburi Samui CC270 (-14)US$54,000
Played as the Queen's Cup (June 18-21; Asian Tour event; in honour of Queen Sirikit of Thailand). Second-placed Thanykon Khrongpha (Thai) finished 2 shots behind 49-year-old Marksaeng (Thai), who recorded his ninth Asian Tour title. [Santiburi Samui CC, Koh Samui Island, Thailand].
2014Men AsiaKing's CupBlack Mountain276 (-12)US$180,000
Played as the King's Cup Golf Hua Hin (Jan 16-19, 2014; Asian Tr 2013 season-ending event). Second-placed Rikard Karlberg (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Black Mountain GC, Hua Hin, Thailand].
2013Men AsiaQueen's CupSantiburi Samui CC270 (-14)US$56,142
Played as the Queen's Cup Bangkok Airways (June 13-16; Asian Tr event; in honour of Queen Sirikit of Thailand). Second-placed Arnond Vongvanij (Thai) finished 3 shots behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Santiburi Samui CC, Koh Samui Island, Thailand].
2013Men AsiaThailand OpenThana City264 (-24)US$180,000
Played as the Thailand Open (March 14-17; OneAsia/Jpn Trs event). Second-placed Scott Strange (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Marksaeng (Thai), who became only the third Thai to win his national title. [Thana City G&SC, nr Bangkok, Thailand].
2008Men JapanDunlop PhoenixPhoenix CC, Jpn276 (-8)¥40million
Played as the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament (Nov 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Ryo Ishikawa (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Phoenix CC, Miyazaki, Japan].
2007Men AsiaVolvo Masters (Asia)Thai CC275 (-13)US$135,000
Played as the Volvo Masters of Asia (Dec 6-9; Asian Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Juvic Pagunsan (Phi) and Chris Rodgers (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Marksaeng (Thai), who birdied the final hole to secure his win. [Thai CC, Bangkok, Thailand].
2005Men AsiaCrowne Plaza OpenGrand Epoch City GC280 (-8)US$31,500
Played as the Crowne Plaza Open (Sept 29-Oct 2; Asian Tr event). Marksaeng (Thai) beat Marcus Both (Aus) at the first playoff hole. [Grand Epoch City GC, Xianghe, Beijing, China].
2000Men AsiaCasino Filipino OpenManila Southwoods283 (-5)US$32,300
Played as the inaugural Casino Filipino Open (Feb 17-20; Asian Tr event; as distinct from the much older Philippine Open held later in the year). Second-placed Ted Purdy (USA), Mike Cunning (USA) and Tatsuhiko Ichihara (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Masters course, Manila Southwoods G&CC, Carmona, nr Manila, Philippines].
1997Men AsiaLexus InternationalBangpoo CC270 (-18)US$32,300
Played as the Lexus International (Asian Tr event). Second-placed Arjun Atwal (India) finished 1 shot behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Bangpoo GC, nr Bangkok, Thailand].
1997Men AsiaSingapore PGARaffles CC277 (-11)US$32,300
Played as the Yokohama Singapore PGA Championship (Asian Tr event). Second-placed Kasiadi (Indonesia) finished 1 shot behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Raffles CC, Singapore].
1997Men AsiaThai Intl.xx
Played as the Thai International (an Asian Tour event).
1996Men AsiaChina OpenBeijing Intl GC269 (-19)US$72,000
Played as the Volvo China Open (Asian Tr event). Second-placed Yu-shu Hsieh (Taiw) finished 9 shots behind Marksaeng (Thai). [Beijing Intl GC, Changping, Beijing, China].


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