19 October 2010

Shooting for Stars

CIMB Asia Pacific Malaysia ­
Fans can now catch these Players from Asian Tour Order of Merit joining the rest of the Star Players at the Mines.

From Asian Tour:
Noh Seung-yul (Kor)
Marcus Fraser Aus)
Andrew Dodt  (Aus)
Tetsuji Hiratsuka (Jap)
Thaworn Wiratchant (Thai)
Kiradech Aphibarnrat  (Thai)
Mardan Mamat  (Sin)
Pariya Junhasavasdikul (Thai)
Siddikur Rahman (Ban)
Thongchai Jaidee (Thai)

These top 10 players from the Asian Tour Order of Merit, will be joining the PGA Tour star players to showcasing their finest golf skills and vie for the US$6 million prize money at the CIMB Asia Pacific at The Mines Resort & Golf Club from 28 to 31 October.

From the PGA Tour:
Luke Donald
Ernie Els
Retief Goosen
Martin Laird
K.J Choi
Adam Scott
Ryan Moore
Ryan Palmer
Tim Clark
Kevin Streelman
Kevin Na
Ben Crane
Robert Allenby
Bo Van Pelt
Bill Haas
Rickie Fowler
Charlie Wi
J.B Holmes
Carl Pettersen
Tom Gillis
Marc Leishman
Michael Sim
Heath Slocum
DJ Trahan
John Senden
17-years old, Korean teen sensation Noh, who was the Malaysian Open winner this year, also managed to qualify for the British Open at St Andrews and making his Major debut by playing all four rounds at the US Open in June where he finished tied 40th and then finished equal 28th at the PGA Championship. At the recent Iskandar Johor Open, Noh shot 17-under-par-271 for second place and that was only 3 strokes shy of Padraig Harrington¹s winning score of 20-under-par-268.
Australia¹s Andrew Dodt who turned pro three years ago, was the winner of the Avantha Masters in New Delhi, last February. In his rookie year, the 24-year old recorded six top 10 finishes which includes a runner-up result at the Vietnam Masters. The Queensland born and bred golfer finished his debut season by ranking 43rd on the Order of Merit and improved to 15th in 2009.

Thailand’s hero, Thongchai Jaidee continues to establish himself as one of Asia’s finest through high level playing and sheer determination. Since turning professional back in 1999, the 40-year old have claimed a total of 12 wins on the Asian Tour.

Marcus Fraser, 32, who spent his early years working at a supermarket made his mark on the golf scene back in 2003 where he took three wins in one month ­- Danish Open, Talma Finnish Challenge and Russian Open.

These powerful line up now complete one of the strongest playing fields in Asia¹s golf tournament circuit and Golf Malaysia Magazine will be there to bringing you the news! Stay Tune.....

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