Myanmar Open

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Myanmar Open
Tournament information
Location Yangon, Myanmar
Established 1996
Course(s) Royal Mingalardon G&CC
Par 72
Length 7,218 yards (6,600 m)
Tour(s) Asian Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$300,000
Month played February
Tournament record score
Aggregate 264 Tetsuji Hiratsuka (2010)
To par −24 Tetsuji Hiratsuka (2010)
Current champion
Thailand Chawalit Plaphol

The Myanmar Open is a professional golf tournament on the Asian Tour. It was founded in 1996, and was played every year until 2005. After a four year hiatus, the event returned to the Asian Tour schedule in 2010.[1] It was not played in 2011 but returned again in 2012.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
2013 Chawalit Plaphol  Thailand 270 (−18) 1 stroke Mithun Perera
2012 Kieran Pratt  Australia 273 (−15) Playoff (2nd hole) Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Adam Blyth
2011 No tournament
2010 Tetsuji Hiratsuka  Japan 264 (−24) 10 strokes Prayad Marksaeng
2006–09 No tournament
2005 Scott Strange  Australia 277 (−11) 2 strokes Rick Gibson
2004 Thongchai Jaidee (2)  Thailand 276 (−12) 3 strokes Andrew Pitts
2003 Lin Keng-chi  Taiwan 275 (−13) 3 strokes Thongchai Jaidee
2002 Thongchai Jaidee  Thailand 277 Playoff (1st hole) Edward Loar
2001 Anthony Kang  United States 282 2 strokes Charlie Wi
2000 James Kingston  South Africa 269 (−19) 10 strokes Craig Kamps
1999 Wang Ter-chang  Taiwan 271 3 strokes Koichi Nogami, Frankie Miñoza
1998 Taimur Hussain  Pakistan 280 1 stroke Zhang Lian-wei
1997 Boonchu Ruangkit (2)  Thailand 273 Playoff (1st hole) John Senden
1996 Boonchu Ruangkit  Thailand

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Myanmar Open set for return". ESPN Star Sports. 2 February 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 

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