Hend Breaks into World's Top-200

Wed 03 Apr 2013

Hend Breaks into World's Top-200

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April 3: Scott Hend of Australia broke into top-200 on the Official World Golf Ranking following his victory at the Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT, which offered the highest world ranking points in Asia on Sunday.
Hend secured his third Asian Tour title at the inaugural US$750,000 event and moved up 86 ranks to 181st in the world after notching 16 world ranking points for his victory.
Asian Tour rookie Bryce Easton of South Africa, who finished second at the Chiangmai Golf Classic, which was his first ever Asian Tour event, notched 9.60 points and is currently ranked 317th in the world.
Meanwhile Hu Mu of China ranks 475th in the world, 200 spots better than his previous ranking, courtesy of a fourth place result at the Chiangmai Golf Classic.
Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand, who holds an unprecedented three Asian Tour Order of Merit titles, is currently the highest ranked Asian Tour member in 59th position followed by Marcus Fraser (64th), Thaworn Wiratchant (81st), K.J. Choi (83rd), Kiradech Aphibarnrat (85th) and Gaganjeet Bhullar (89th).