2006 Asian Tour

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The 2006 Asian Tour was the 12th season of the modern Asian Tour, the main men's professional golf tour in Asia excluding Japan, since it was established in 1995. Prize money for the season exceeded US$24 million and Jeev Milkha Singh of India set a new season's prize money record of $591,884.

Tournament results[edit]

The list of results below includes one special event which did not count towards the money list (the HSBC Champions) and one team event (the Royal Trophy). The first event took place in December 2005. Prize funds shown in brackets do not count towards the money list.

The number in brackets after each winner's name is the number of Asian Tour events he had won up to and including that tournament. This information is only shown for Asian Tour members.

Dates Tournament Prize
fund (US$)
Winner OWGR
pts
Notes
Dec 15-18 Asia Japan Okinawa Open 830,000 Japan Tadahiro Takayama (1) 14 Co-sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour
Jan 5-8 Royal Trophy (1,500,000) Europe n/a Team event: Asia v Europe
Jan 19-22 Pakistan Open 200,000 England Chris Rodgers (1) 14
Jan 26-29 Commercialbank Qatar Masters 2,000,000 Sweden Henrik Stenson (n/a) 44 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Feb 9-12 Johnnie Walker Classic 2,300,000 United States Kevin Stadler (n/a) 44 Co-sanctioned by the European and Australasian tours
Feb 16-19 Maybank Malaysian Open 1,210,000 South Korea Charlie Wi (7) 20 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 2-5 Enjoy Jakarta HSBC Indonesia Open 1,000,000 England Simon Dyson (4) 20 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 9-12 OSIM Singapore Masters 1,000,000 Singapore Mardan Mamat (2) 20 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 16-19 TCL Classic 1,000,000 Sweden Johan Edfors (n/a) 24 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Apr 13-16 Volvo China Open 1,800,000 India Jeev Milkha Singh (5) 24 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Apr 20-23 BMW Asian Open 1,800,000 Spain Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño (n/a) 30 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Apr 27-30 GS Caltex Maekyung Open 600,000 South Korea Suk Jong-yul (1) 14
May 4-7 SK Telecom Open 600,000 Thailand Prom Meesawat (1) 14
May 11-14 Aamby Valley Asian Masters 400,000 South Africa Hendrik Buhrmann (1) 14
May 18-21 Macau Open 300,000 Australia Kane Webber (1) 14
May 25-28 Philippine Open 200,000 Australia Scott Strange (2) 14
June 1-4 Bangkok Airways Open 300,000 Thailand Chawalit Plaphol (2) 14
Aug 17-20 Crowne Plaza Open 200,000 Thailand Chanarat Phadungsil (1) 14
Aug 24-27 Brunei Open 500,000 China Wang Ter-chang (4) 12
Aug 31-Sept 3 Pulai Springs Malaysian Masters 300,000 South Africa Anton Haig (1) 14
Sep 7-10 Barclays Singapore Open 3,000,000 Australia Adam Scott (n/a) 36 Richest sole-sanctioned event
Sep 21-24 Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open 750,000 South Korea Yang Yong-eun (1) 16
Sep 28-Oct 1 Mercuries Taiwan Masters 500,000 India Gaurav Ghei (2) 14
Oct 5-8 Taiwan Open 300,000 China Lin Wen-tang (1) 14
Oct 12-15 Volkswagen Masters-China 350,000 Thailand Retief Goosen (n/a) 18
Oct 19-22 Hero Honda Indian Open 300,000 India Jyoti Randhawa (6) 14
Nov 9-12 HSBC Champions (5,000,000) South Korea Yang Yong-eun (2) 52 Co-sanctioned by the European, Australasian and Sunshine tours
Nov 16-19 UBS Hong Kong Open 2,000,000 Spain José Manuel Lara (n/a) 32 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Dec 7-10 Volvo Masters of Asia 700,000 Thailand Thongchai Jaidee (8) 20 Limited to top 60 on Order of Merit

Source: here

Leading money winners[edit]

Rank Player Country Earnings (US$)
1 Jeev Milkha Singh  India 591,884
2 Thongchai Jaidee  Thailand 444,736
3 Prom Meesawat  Thailand 392,671
4 Charlie Wi  South Korea 369,880
5 Andrew Buckle  Australia 348,295
6 Jyoti Randhawa  India 301,728
7 Juvic Pagunsan  Philippines 291,847
8 Shiv Kapur  India 271,343
9 Thaworn Wiratchant  Thailand 263,287
10 Brad Kennedy  Australia 263,218

There is a complete list on the official site here.

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