JAIDEE Thongchai

Thongchai JAIDEE

THA

Biography

ResidenceLop Buri, Thailand
AttachmentBlack Mountain GC
Date of Birth:08/11/1969
Place of BirthLop Buri, Thailand
Height & Weight5' 7" 9st 13lbs (170cm 63kg)
FamilyWife: Namfon (m. 1998); Children: Titituch (2002), Kittituch (2008)
InterestsFitness
Web Sitewww.imgworld.com
Turned Pro1999 (plus 2)
Qualifying School(Joined Tour by winning the Maybank Malaysian Open 2004)

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Biography

Became the first player from Thailand to win a European Tour event, at the 2004 Malaysian Open. The first Thai to play in all four Major Championships. His first European Tour win outside of Asia came at the 2012 ISPS Handa Wales Open. In 2015 became the first Thai player to play in the Presidents Cup. A three time winner of the Asian Tour Order of Merit, he holds the record for the highest career earnings on that Tour. Only started playing golf at the age of 16 before becoming a paratrooper in the Royal Thai Army. Went on to turn professional aged 30.

Career RecordMore

European Tour Wins9
Wins this season1
Current Rankings
OWGR497
Race To Dubai122
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 583,330 (2016)

Teams

Professional World Cup 2007, 08, 09, 11, 16 Presidents Cup 2015 Royal Trophy 2006, 07, 09 (winners), 10, 11, 13 VISA Dynasty Cup 2003 (winners), 05 (winners) EurAsia Cup 2014 (Captain), 16 Thailand Olympic 2016 GolfSixes Thailand 2017 Amateur Seniors 1992-93

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