Thaworn Wiratchant

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Thaworn Wiratchant
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1966-12-28) 28 December 1966 (age 47)
Nakhon Prathorn, Thailand
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)
Nationality  Thailand
Residence Bangkok, Thailand
Career
Turned professional 1987
Current tour(s) Asian Tour
European Tour
Professional wins 17
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Asian Tour 16 (1st all time)
Other 1
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2013
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T31: 2006
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Asian Tour
Order of Merit
2005, 2012

Thaworn Wiratchant (born 28 December 1966) is a Thai professional golfer who plays on the Asian Tour where he holds the record for most victories with 16.

In March 2005, he won the Enjoy Jakarta Standard Chartered Indonesia Open, which is co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour, becoming the second Thai after Thongchai Jaidee to win a European Tour event. He topped the Asian Tour money list in 2005, becoming the first man to win more than half a million U.S. dollars on that tour in a season. He would top the Asian Tour money list again in 2012.

Professional wins (17)[edit]

Asian Tour wins (16)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 17 Mar 1996 Sabah Masters −6 (72-71-70-69=282) 2 strokes Australia Jeff Wagner, Taiwan Lin Chih-chen
2 25 Jun 2001 Alcatel Singapore Open −5 (70-73-71-69=283) 1 stroke Taiwan Hsieh Yu-shu
3 13 Aug 2001 Volvo Masters of Malaysia −17 (69-67-67-68=271) 3 strokes United States Scott Kammann
4 19 Sep 2004 Mercuries Taiwan Masters −5 (69-69-71-74=283) 2 strokes Taiwan Chen Yuan-chi, South Africa Chris Williams
5 27 Mar 2005 Enjoy Jakarta Standard Chartered Indonesia Open
(co-sanctioned with the European Tour)
−25 (63-63-66-63=255) 5 strokes France Raphaël Jacquelin
6 18 Sep 2005 Taiwan Open −18 (73-65-68-64=270) 1 stroke Thailand Chapchai Nirat
7 30 Oct 2005 Hero Honda Indian Open −16 (68-66-68-70=272) 2 strokes India Gaurav Ghei
8 20 Nov 2005 Carlsberg Masters Vietnam −7 (72-66-72-71=281) 2 strokes England Chris Rodgers
9 16 Sep 2007 Midea China Classic −21 (65-63-68-67=263) Playoff Thailand Chinnarat Phadungsil, Scotland Simon Yates
10 8 Jun 2008 Bangkok Airways Open −13 (66-69-68-68=271) 3 strokes Japan Shintaro Kai
11 13 Sep 2009 Macau Open −15 (67-68-66-68=269) 6 strokes India Gaganjeet Bhullar
12 19 Sep 2010 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship −10 (69-67-70=206) 1 stroke Thailand Chinnarat Phadungsil
13 17 Jun 2012 Queen's Cup −7 (70-67-72-68=277) 3 strokes Philippines Juvic Pagunsan, Bangladesh Mohammad Siddikur
14 8 Sep 2012 Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters −16 (66-69-68-69=272) 3 strokes India Gaganjeet Bhullar
15 21 Oct 2012 Hero Indian Open −14 (69-68-67-66=270) Playoff Scotland Richie Ramsay
16 15 Sep 2013 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship −13 (69-67-71-68=275) 1 stroke United States Chan Kim

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 27 Mar 2005 Enjoy Jakarta Standard Chartered Indonesia Open
(co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour)
−25 (63-63-66-63=255) 5 strokes France Raphaël Jacquelin

OneAsia Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 17 Jul 2011 Indonesian Open −13 (68-68-66-73=275) 1 stroke South Korea Choi Jin-ho, New Zealand Michael Hendry,
Indonesia Rory Hie

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2006 2013
Masters Tournament DNP CUT
U.S. Open DNP DNP
The Open Championship T31 CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP

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

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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