Monday Rewind: 5 things we learned in Myanmar

Mon 30 Jan 2017

Monday Rewind: 5 things we learned in Myanmar

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Yangon, Myanmar, January 30: Here are five interesting things you need to know from the recently-concluded Leopalace21 Myanmar Open.
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]1[/dropcap]Australian Todd Sinnott claimed his first Asian Tour title in only his second start on the region’s premier Tour this season. He earned his Asian Tour card at the Qualifying School in Thailand two weeks ago.
16265276_10155041083451180_8854821925854096541_n[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]2[/dropcap]You are capable of more than you know. Aim high! Sinnott has been targeting to shoot 59 in his Myanmar debut, as seen from his yardage book cover. Although he did not achieve his target, he savoured a dream victory in the golden land!
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]3[/dropcap]Sinnott is the second fastest rookie to win on the Asian Tour after Chris Rodgers who won the 2006 Pakistan Open. In that same year, Kane Webber also won his first Asian Tour title in only his second event on the region’s premier Tour.
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]4[/dropcap]Sinnott is the first Asian Tour rookie to win since Danthai Boonma of Thailand won in Singapore in 2015.
[dropcap style="default, circle, box, book"]5[/dropcap]This is the first time Carlos Pigem has finished second since joining the Asian Tour in 2013. It is also the Spaniard’s 11th top-10 result on the Asian Tour.