Prayad Marksaeng

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Prayad Marksaeng
ประหยัด มากแสง
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1966-01-30) 30 January 1966 (age 48)
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
Nationality  Thailand
Residence Hua Hin, Thailand
Career
Turned professional 1991
Current tour(s) Asian Tour
Japan Golf Tour
European Tour
Professional wins 13
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 4
Asian Tour 8
Other 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2009
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 1999, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012
PGA Championship T15: 2008

Prayad Marksaeng (Thai: ประหยัด มากแสง, born 30 January 1966) is a Thai professional golfer.

Prayad was a member of Thailand's winning golf team at the 1987 South East Asian Games and turned professional in 1991. He has been a member of the Asian Tour since it began in its modern form in 1995. He was won seven events on the tour, becoming one of the first ten men to reach a million U.S. dollars in career earnings. He has also competed on the Japan Golf Tour and in 2008 won three tournaments in Japan.

Prayad represented Thailand at the 2007 and 2008 Omega Mission Hills World Cup and has been featured in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

Prayad received a special invitation to play in the 2008 Masters Tournament.[1] Marksaeng shot an 82 (+10) in the first round and withdrew midway through the second round due to a back injury.[2]

Professional wins (13)[edit]

Asian Tour wins (8)[edit]

Japan Golf Tour wins (4)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 1 Jun 2008 Mitsubishi Diamond Cup Golf −10 (70-70-66-68=274) 1 stroke Japan Shintaro Kai
2 22 Jun 2008 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Yomiuri Classic −15 (69-66-69-65=269) 1 stroke Japan Azuma Yano
3 23 Nov 2008 Dunlop Phoenix Tournament −8 (68-70-67-71=276) 1 stroke Japan Ryo Ishikawa
4 17 Mar 2013 Thailand Open −24 (68-67-65-64=264) 2 strokes Australia Scott Strange

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 2013 Singha E San Open

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP WD CUT
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T15 CUT
Tournament 2010 2011 2012
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP CUT CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

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