Q&A: Six things about Danthai Boonma

Tue 31 May 2016

Q&A: Six things about Danthai Boonma

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Sentosa, Singapore, May 31: Thailand’s Danthai Boonma underlined his immense potential when he won his first Asian Tour title as a rookie in Singapore last November.
The 20-year-old, a double gold medalist at the 2012 South East Asia (SEA) Games, made a blistering start to his professional career by finishing tied-fourth at the 2014 King’s Cup after turning joining the play-for-pay ranks earlier that week.
In our latest Q&A series with stars from the Tour, Danthai shares with us his favourite band, where would he go for holidays and what got him started to play golf.
What’s your best golfing moment to date?
Winning my first Asian Tour title in Singapore last November was definitely the best moment in my golf career so far. It’s the biggest win that I have had since turning professional in 2014. The course was very challenging and I battled hard. To win the event on Sunday was just great. I will never forget that feeling.
Where is your favourite holiday destination?
I love Krabi (located on Southern Thailand’s west coast). I love diving and everything about the beach and sea. I would love to go there again if I have the time. It’s a very beautiful island.
Who is your inspiration in life?
Tiger Woods. He is my idol and the reason why I am a professional golfer today. The look in his eyes is just different. His eyes are always sharp and he shows the strength he has in his game whenever he plays in a tournament.
If you could buy anything in this world, what would it be?
I would probably buy an island and build a golf club and a resort there so I can spend all my time doing the things that I love!
Why did you start playing golf?
I used to follow my father to the golf club when I am a kid. I started with putting and I think that is something a kid would enjoy doing at the golf course. I love the sound of the ball dropping into the hole. That was what attracted me into the game. I love the game more growing up and the desire to excel in it increases.
What playlist do you have going in your phone and car right now?
I like listening to Bodyslam, a famous Thai rock band. I love every song of theirs. No surprise that their songs are always on my playlist!
About Danthai Boonma
Country:                      Thailand
Date Of Birth:             January 23, 1996
Residence:                   Phitsanulok
Family:                        Single
Turned Pro:                 2014
Instagram:                  @danthaieiei
ASIAN TOUR VICTORY: (1) 2015 World Classic Championship at Laguna National, Singapore.