Stars to watch in 2017: Pavit Tangkamolprasert

Fri 13 Jan 2017

Stars to watch in 2017: Pavit Tangkamolprasert

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Sentosa, Singapore, January 13:

Pavit Tangkamolprasert’s remarkable rise through the ranks was one of the most successful stories ever written on the Asian Tour last season.

Pavit Tangkamolprasert of Thailand

Pavit Tangkamolprasert of Thailand
It only took him six events on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) before he claimed his first title at the 2013 season-ending event in Jakarta.

Pavit then went on to cap off a stellar season in 2014 by bagging a trio of titles in less than three months to earn an immediate graduation onto the Asian Tour in October. His ADT Order of Merit win in December put the icing on the cake for his 2014 season.

The 27-year-old Thai endured a slow season in 2015 but came back stronger than ever in 2016, securing his fifth ADT victory in March to tie the record with Chinese Taipei’s Chan Shih-chang.

He finally claimed his breakthrough on the Asian Tour at the Venetian Macao Open in October after defeating Indian star Anirban Lahiri in a play-off, fulfilling the potential he had shown on the second tier ranks over the past few years.
Pavit sweetened his season with two other top-10 results in Thailand and Indonesia to finish in a career-high 10th place on the 2016 Asian Tour Order of Merit with a season’s haul of US$243,408.

Will Pavit continue his ascent in 2017? We think so and believe you do too.

Performance statistics (2016)
 Category  Stroke Average
 Average against Par
 Total against Par
 Driving Accuracy
 Driving Distance
 Greens in Regulation
 Sand Saves
 Putting Avg Per GIR
 Scrambling%
 Value 69.53 -1.65 -56 61.44 299.56 66.67 57.14 1.70 58.82
About Pavit Tangkamolprasert | 2016 Statistics