Kyi Hla Han

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Kyi Hla Han
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1961-02-13) 13 February 1961 (age 53)
Yangon
Nationality  Burma
Career
Turned professional 1980
Retired 2004
Former tour(s) Asian Tour
Professional wins 10
Achievements and awards
Asian Tour
Order of Merit
1999

Kyi Hla Han (Burmese: ကြည်လှဟန်, pronounced: [tɕì l̥a̰ hàɴ]; born 13 February 1961) is a former professional golfer from Myanmar and the current executive chairman of the Asian Tour.[1]

Kyi Hla Han turned professional in 1980. He recorded his first professional win at the 1983 Malaysian PGA Championship. He played on the Asian Tour from its debut season in 1995 until 2004. In 1999 he was the top money winner on the tour and that year he collected his only win in an official money Asian Tour tournament at the Volvo China Open. As of 2006 he was appointed Chairman of the Asian Tour, upon the tour having been reconstituted in 2004 after having been taken over by the players themselves.

Kyi is given credit for having overseen the rapid growth of the Asian Tour.

Professional wins[edit]

  • 1983 Malaysian PGA Championship
  • 1985 Malaysian PGA Championship
  • 1989 Thai PGA Championship
  • 1993 Hong Kong PGA Championship
  • 1994 Epson Singapore Open, Hong Kong PGA Championship
  • 1994 Johor Masters (Malaysia)
  • 1997 Rolex Masters (Singapore)
  • 1999 Volvo China Open (Asian Tour)
  • 2003 Nations Cup (with Aung Win)

Team appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Myanmar Open Makes A Return". Asian Tour. 2010-02-02.