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Kiradech Aphibarnrat

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Nationality  Thailand
Masters Tournament  DNP
Weight  104 kg
Former tour(s)  Japan Golf Tour
U.S. Open  DNP
Height  1.72 m

Professional wins  6
Name  Kiradech Aphibarnrat
Residence  Bangkok, Thailand
Other  2
Role  Golfer
Turned professional  2008
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
Born  23 July 1989 (age 26) Bangkok, Thailand (1989-07-23)
Current tours  PGA European Tour, Asian Tour
Similar People  Thongchai Jaidee, Victor Dubuisson, Soren Kjeldsen, Anirban Lahiri, An Byeong‑hun

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Kiradech Aphibarnrat (born Anujit Hirunratanakorn, 23 July 1989) is a Thai professional golfer who plays on the Asian and European Tours.


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In both 2003 and 2004, Aphibarnrat won his age group at the Junior World Golf Championships. In 2007, he was on the gold medal team at the 2007 Summer Universiade and took a silver in the individual event at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games.

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Aphibarnrat turned professional in 2008 and began playing on the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour in 2009. HIs first professional victory came in 2009 at the Mercedes-Benz Tour's Singha Pattaya Open, which he won by 11 strokes, earning US$50,000. Aphibarnrat's first Asian Tour win was at the 2011 SAIL Open.

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Aphibarnrat's first victory on the European Tour was at the Maybank Malaysian Open in March 2013. The event was co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour, thus giving him a second win on that tour. In the event, which shortened to 54 holes due to thunderstorms, Aphibarnrat defeated Edoardo Molinari by one stroke.

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He won his second European Tour title at the Shenzhen International in a sudden death playoff over Li Haotong. Having led the tournament at the 54 hole stage, he trailed late in the back nine, but eagled the 17th hole and then missed a birdie putt on the 18th for the outright victory. He would go on to birdie the first extra hole to claim victory. Aphibarnrat became only the second player from Thailand, after Thongchai Jaidee, to record multiple European Tour wins.

Aphibarnrat is sometimes referred to as "Asia's John Daly", a comparison of his "unathletic" physique to the similarly large body type of two-time major championship winner John Daly.

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Amateur wins (2)

  • 2003 Junior World Golf Championships (Boys 13-14)
  • 2004 Junior World Golf Championships (Boys 13-14)
  • European Tour wins (3)

    * Note: The 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open was shortened to 54 holes due to bad weather.
    1 Co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour

    European Tour playoff record (1–0)

    Asian Tour wins (2)

    * Note: The 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open was shortened to 54 holes due to bad weather.
    1 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour

    Asian Development Tour wins (1)

  • 2015 Thongchai Jaidee Foundation^
  • All Thailand Golf Tour wins (4)

    ^ – Co-sanctioned event: Asian Development Tour and All Thailand Golf Tour

    Results in major championships

    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    WD = Withdrew
    "T" = tied

    Results in World Golf Championships

    Results not in chronological order prior to 2015.

    DNP = Did not play
    QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
    "T" = Tied
    Yellow background for top-10.

    Team appearances

  • World Cup (representing Thailand): 2011, 2013, 2016
  • Royal Trophy (representing Asia): 2012 (winners), 2013
  • EurAsia Cup (representing Asia): 2014, 2016
  • References

    Kiradech Aphibarnrat Wikipedia