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Name: - Simon Yates
Country: - Scotland
Born : - March 16, 1970
Original Home/Club: - Glasgow
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1989

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the Asian Tour (see Tournament listing below).


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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

2004Men AsiaSingha Southern OpenSpringfield RoyalTHB 1 mill
Played as the Singha Southern Open (Jun 17-20; Thai Tr event). Won by Owen (Scot). [Springfield Royal CC, nr Hua Hin, Thailand].
2004Men AsiaSK Telecom OpenBA Vista CC279 (-9)US$85,143
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].
1998Men AsiaSabah MastersShan Shui G&CC278 (-10)
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].
1995Men AsiaCoca-Cola Open (China)
Played as the Coca-Cola Open in China (non-Asian Tour event).

 

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