60 seconds with Jazz Janewattananond

Fri 20 Jun 2014

60 seconds with Jazz Janewattananond

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June 20: In our latest series of Q&As with stars from the Asian Tour, Jazz Janewattananond of Thailand talks about playing the guitar, why he is named ‘Jazz’ and his favourite sports apart from golf.
What’s the most memorable moment of your career so far?
I don’t have a good finish yet. I think winning on the Asian Tour would be a memorable moment so I will have to wait for the win!
What do you do to relax when you’re home?
Learning how to play the guitar.
What’s the funniest/interesting thing a golf fan said to you on the golf course?
They asked me why my name is Jazz? I told them that’s because my father likes jazz music.
What’s your favourite club in the bag?
My putter as it is the most expensive club in the bag.
What’s your favourite movie?
Pirates of the Caribbean.
What did you think of the inaugural EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM?
I watched it on television and I hope that one day I can play in it.
What’s your favourite food on Tour?
Steak.
One sentence to describe the Asian Tour?
It is the Tour where I started my career.
Who’s your favourite superhero?
Superman.
What are your favourite sports apart from golf?
I used to be a swimmer when I was young. I quit the sport because I was too short. Now I like American Football because my dad likes it and I have to watch with him.
What’s better for your? A hole in one or loads of birdies?
A hole-in-one.
If you cook, what’s the best dish you can make?
I’m terrible at cooking so I have to say cup noodles!
About Jazz
Country:                      Thailand
Date of Birth:              November 26, 1995
Residence:                   Hua Hin
Family:                                    Single
Turned Pro:                 2010
Jazz first played his way into the history books of the Asian Tour in 2010 when he became the youngest ever player to make the halfway cut at the 2010 Asian Tour International in Bangkok at the age of 14 years and 71 days. He turned professional in 2012 and featured in five events on the Asian Tour. Enjoyed a solid 2013 campaign with three top-10s at the Queen’s Cup, Resorts World Manila Masters and Indonesia Open. Missed only two cuts all season. Expected to become a star on the Asian Tour.
About the Asian Tour
As the official sanctioning body for professional golf in Asia, the Asian Tour leads the development of golf across the region, enhancing the careers of its members while maintaining a commitment to the integrity of the game. The Asian Tour, through its membership of the International Federation of PGA Tours, is the only recognised pan-Asian professional golf tour in Asia. This unique feature positions the Asian Tour at the pinnacle of professional golf in Asia; providing its events with Official World Ranking status. Tour Partners include Abacus (Official Apparel Partner), Inetol Headwear (Official Headwear Sponsor), Oakley (Official Eyewear and Footwear Sponsor), Saxo Capital Markets (Official Statistics Partner), Singha Beer (Official Beer), Srixon (Official Ball) and Rolex (Official Timekeeper). The Asian Tour has offices in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Also, visit us at www.asiantour.com, www.facebook.com/asiantourgolf, www.twitter.com/asiantourgolf, www.youtube.com/theasiantour and www.weibo.com/asiantourgolf.