Chapchai Nirat http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/34688/all en Golf: Thais on top at Myanmar Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/golf-thais-top-at-myanmar-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat bolstered his hopes of erasing last year's play-off defeat at the Zaykabar Myanmar Open Thursday when he tied for the opening-round lead with compatriot Chapchai Nirat.</p> <p>The pair, who finished on eight-under-par 64, are one shot ahead of fellow countryman Prom Meesawat, who is seeking a long-awaited second Asian Tour victory, and Joonas Granberg of Finland. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/golf-thais-top-at-myanmar-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Kiradech Aphibarnrat Professional golf tours AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:17:16 +0000 5762113 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Kiradech stars at Myanmar Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/golf-kiradech-stars-at-myanmar-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat was on course to win a second Asian Tour title after shooting a five-under-par 67 for a two-shot lead in the halfway stage of the Zaykabar Myanmar Open Friday. </p> <p>The co-overnight leader had problems with his putting but scrambled to a 13-under-par 131 total at the $300,000 event, the curtain-raiser for the 10th Asian Tour season celebrations. </p> <p>Thailand's Thanyakon Khrongpha and three-time Asian Tour winner Chawalit Plaphol, who shot a 67 and 66 respectively, were two shots behind on 133.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/golf-kiradech-stars-at-myanmar-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Professional golf tours AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:01:06 +0000 5763256 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-'King Kong' Chapchai leads in happy hunting ground India http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/golf-king-kong-chapchai-leads-happy-hunting-ground-india <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW DELHI, March 6 (Reuters) - Thailand's Chapchai Nirat began his bid to end a four-year title drought by grabbing a share of the lead with six-under-par 66 at the SAIL-SBI Open on Wednesday.</p> <p>Armed with a hot putter, the 29-year-old Thai nailed eight birdies, as against two bogeys, at the par-72 Delhi Golf Club to jointly lead the Asian Tour event he famously won four years back with local rookie Khalin Joshi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/golf-king-kong-chapchai-leads-happy-hunting-ground-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Khalin Joshi Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:00:12 +0000 5774984 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Chapchai and debutant Joshi lead in Delhi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/golf-chapchai-and-debutant-joshi-lead-delhi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thailand's Chapchai Nirat shot a six-under-par 66 to share the first round lead with India's Khalin Joshi at the SAIL-SBI Open in New Delhi on Wednesday.</p> <p>Chapchai, who has gone without a win for four years, fired eight birdies and two bogeys at the Delhi Golf Club while the 20-year-old local hope Joshi carded nine birdies on his professional debut.</p> <p>The pair hold a one-shot lead over Chan Kim of the United States, while India's Chiragh Kumar and Bangladesh's Siddikur made 68s at the $300,000 event.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/golf-chapchai-and-debutant-joshi-lead-delhi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat India States and territories of India AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 15:15:53 +0000 5775069 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Siddikur takes lead over local favourites in India http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/golf-siddikur-takes-lead-over-local-favourites-india <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bangladesh's Siddikur carded a third straight four-under-par 68 to claim a one-shot lead over title holder Anirban Lahiri of India at the SAIL-SBI Open in New Delhi on Friday.</p> <p>Siddikur fired five birdies against a lone bogey at the Delhi Golf Club to lead from Lahiri, who birdied his last two holes for a bogey-free 66.</p> <p>Joint overnight leader Khalin Joshi battled to a 71 to end the day two strokes back in the $300,000 Asian Tour event, while another local hope Rashid Khan was a further shot behind after also carding a 71.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/golf-siddikur-takes-lead-over-local-favourites-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Siddikur AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:30:57 +0000 5777049 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Avantha Masters scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/golf-avantha-masters-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores after the opening round in the $2.3 million Avantha Masters golf at the Jaypee Greens in Greater Noida on Thursday (par 72):</p> <p>61 - Chinnarat Phadungsil (THA)</p> <p>66 - Abhijit Chadha (IND), Chawalit Plaphol (THA), Magnus Carlsson (SWE), Chapchai Nirat (THA), Liang Wenchong (CHN)</p> <p>67 - Joonas Granberg (FIN), Jaakko Makitalo (FIN), Thomas Aiken (RSA), David Drysdale (SCO), Rikard Karlberg (SWE), Scott Hend (AUS), Scott Barr (AUS), Rashid Khan (IND)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/golf-avantha-masters-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 13:46:02 +0000 5783364 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Thailand's Chinnarat cards 28 on back nine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/golf-thailands-chinnarat-cards-28-back-nine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thailand's Chinnarat Phadungsil carded an astonishing 28 on the back nine as he shot a flawless 11-under-par to take a five-stroke lead after the first round of the Avantha Masters Thursday.</p> <p>Eight of Chinnarat's 11 birdies on the Greg Norman-designed par-72 Jaypee Greens course outside New Delhi came on the inward half -- his 61 leaving him well ahead of the chasing pack in the $2.3 million tournament.</p> <p>"This has to be the best round of golf I have ever played," the 24-year-old winner of three Asian Tour titles said. "It was just so smooth for me out there.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/golf-thailands-chinnarat-cards-28-back-nine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Professional golf tours AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:01:36 +0000 5783381 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Avantha Masters scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/golf-avantha-masters-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores after the second round in the $2.3 million Avantha Masters golf at the Jaypee Greens in Greater Noida on Friday:</p> <p>132 - Chapchai Nirat (THA) 66-66, Liang Wenchong (CHN) 66-66</p> <p>134 - Chawalit Plaphol (THA) 66-68, David Drysdale (SCO) 67-67, Tommy Fleetwood (ENG) 69-65, Joonas Granberg (FIN) 67-67</p> <p>135 - Chinnarat Phadungsil (THA) 61-74, Rahil Gangjee (IND) 69-66, Scott Hend (AUS) 67-68, Abhijit Chadha (IND) 66-69, Jaakko Makitalo (FIN) 67-68, Julien Quesne (FRA) 69-66, Adilson Da Silva (BRA) 70-65.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/golf-avantha-masters-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:15:52 +0000 5784461 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Chapchai, Liang share lead in Avantha Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/golf-chapchai-liang-share-lead-avantha-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thai Chapchai Nirat and China's Liang Wenchong shot rounds of 66 on Friday to lead the Avantha Masters at the halfway stage but European Tour great Colin Montgomerie failed to make the cut.</p> <p>Chapchai and Liang carded identical six-under-par scores in each of the first two rounds of the $2.3 million event at the Greg Norman-designed par-72 Jaypee Greens course outside New Delhi to leave them joint top on 12-under.</p> <p>"I played very well indeed," said Chapchai, a three-time winner on the Asian Tour who is looking for his first European Tour title after six years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/golf-chapchai-liang-share-lead-avantha-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Professional golf tours AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:30:52 +0000 5784475 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Avantha Masters scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/golf-avantha-masters-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading finishers in the $2.3 million Avantha Masters golf at the par-72 Jaypee Greens in Greater Noida on Sunday:</p> <p>265 - Thomas Aiken (RSA) 67-69-62-67</p> <p>268 - Gaganjeet Bhullar (IND) 68-69-67-64</p> <p>270 - Liang Wenchong (CHN) 66-66-69-69</p> <p>271 - Kiradech Aphibarnrat (THA) 68-68-66-69</p> <p>272 - Baek Seuk-Hyun (KOR) 68-68-70-66.</p> <p>273 - David Horsey (ENG) 72-68-66-67, Scott Hend (AUS) 67-68-68-70, David Drysdale (SCO) 67-67-68-71.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/golf-avantha-masters-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 11:31:02 +0000 5785923 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Thailand Golf Championship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131213/golf-thailand-golf-championship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scores after the second round of the $1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Thursday at the Amata Spring Country Club. (par 72)</p> <p>133 - 68-65 Sergio Garcia (SPA), 65-68 Justin Rose (ENG)</p> <p>135 - 64-71 Alex Cejka (GER), 71-64 Anirban Lahiri (IND) , 70-65 Alexander Levy (FRA)</p> <p>136 - 70-66 Rickie Fowler (USA)</p> <p>137 - 70-67 Henrik Stenson (SWE), 69-68 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (THA), 68-69 Sujjan Singh (IND), 72-65 Andrew Dodt (AUS)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131213/golf-thailand-golf-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Professional golf tours AFP Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:18:51 +0000 6019343 at http://www.globalpost.com TGC SCORES FINAL ROUND http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131215/tgc-scores-final-round <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scores after the final round of the $1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Sunday at the Amata Spring Country Club (par 72).</p> <p>266 _ 68-65-65-68 Sergio Garcia (ESP)</p> <p>270 _ 70-67-65-68 Henrik Stenson (SWE)</p> <p>274 _ 70-65-70-69 Alexander Levy (FRA) </p> <p>275 _ 68-73-67-67 Charl Schwartzel (SAF), 72-69-65-69 Yuki Kono (JPN), 65-68-70-72 Justin Rose (ENG), 71-64-67-73 Anibarn Lahiri (IND) </p> <p>277 _ 72-69-67-69 Chapchai Nirat (THA), 70-66-71-70 Rickie Fowler (USA) </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131215/tgc-scores-final-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Professional golf tours AFP Sun, 15 Dec 2013 20:30:11 +0000 6020981 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Shaky start for Dubuisson in Indonesian Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140424/golf-shaky-start-dubuisson-indonesian-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rising French star Victor Dubuisson got off to a shaky start at the Indonesian Masters Thursday with a two-over-par 74 first round, while Malaysia's Nicholas Fung and American Anthony Kang shared the lead.</p> <p>Expectations are high that Dubuisson, the highest ranked player in the tournament at number 23 in the world, will be the star performer at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club after winning his maiden European Tour title last year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140424/golf-shaky-start-dubuisson-indonesian-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Professional golf tours AFP Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:21:29 +0000 6129664 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Taiwan's Lin takes lead in Indonesia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140425/golf-taiwans-lin-takes-lead-indonesia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Taiwan's Lin Wen-tang fired a sparkling eight-under-par 64 to take the second round clubhouse lead in the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters on Friday. </p> <p>Rising French star Victor Dubuisson, the highest ranked player in the $750,000 Asian Tour event at 23 in the world, improved from a disappointing first round with a three-under-par 69 but still trailed the leading pack.</p> <p>Lin, a six-time Asian Tour winner, is the man to catch when play resumes Saturday. He marked his card with nine birdies against one lone bogey to take the lead with a two-day total of 10-under-par 134. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140425/golf-taiwans-lin-takes-lead-indonesia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Professional golf tours AFP Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:04:44 +0000 6130632 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Australian Both seals comeback, wins Philippine Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140518/golf-australian-both-seals-comeback-wins-philippine-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australian Marcus Both won an emotional two-shot victory at the Philippine Open on Sunday to seal an amazing comeback after a "hard road" of a year which saw him almost leaving the game.</p> <p>Both, 35, sank a bogey on the last hole at the touchy Wack Wack Golf and Country Club course in a Manila suburb, giving him his third Asian Tour victory after winning the 2009 Cambodian Open and the 2003 Sanya Open in China.</p> <p>He posted a two-under-par 70 for a winning total of six-under-par 282 at the end of the four-day, $300,000 tournament.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140518/golf-australian-both-seals-comeback-wins-philippine-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chapchai Nirat Golf Marcus Both Mohammad Siddikur AFP Sun, 18 May 2014 15:22:48 +0000 6150045 at http://www.globalpost.com