#YeangderTPC The Contenders

Wed 07 Oct 2015

#YeangderTPC The Contenders

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Danny Chia (Mas)
Chia ended a 13-year title drought when he won the Mercuries Taiwan Masters last week. Chinese Taipei is his favourite hunting ground as his first Asian Tour win was at the 2002 Taiwan Open. He will dig deep into his reserves when he contends for the Yeangder TPC title which will be his seventh consecutive tournament.
OOM: 8th
Last 5 finishes: 1, MC, T10, T38, T28
Mardan Mamat of Singapore Mardan Mamat of Singapore
Mardan Mamat (Sin)
Mardan claimed his fifth Asian Tour title at the inaugural Banshundhara Bangladesh Open in May. Placed 12th on the Order of Merit, Mardan will need a good result this week to try and qualify for the lucrative CIMB Classic later this month. He will need to stay inside the top-10 of the Order of Merit after the deadline on October 26, 2015.
OOM: 12th
Last 5 finishes: MC, T44, 69, T28, MC
Prom Meesawat (Tha)
Prom won his second Asian Tour title last year at the Yeangder TPC when he defeated Miguel Tabuena of the Philippines on the second play-off hole. The Thai will have much to play for as he aims for a successful title defence.
OOM: 36th
Last 5 finishes: T33, MC, MC, MC, T52
Thaworn Wiratchant (Tha)
Thaworn is a two-time Order of Merit winner on the Asian Tour and holds an unprecedented 18 titles on the region’s premier Tour. He will challenge for a record third win at the Yeangder TPC which he won in 2010 and 2013.
OOM: 46th
Prom Meesawat of Thailand Prom Meesawat of Thailand
Last 5 finishes: T14, T63, MC, T10, T7
Chan Shih-chang (Tpe)
Chan capped an impressive season on the Asian Development Tour in 2014 after finishing second on the Order of Merit following three victories. Earlier in May, he claimed a record fifth ADT title on home soil after winning the inaugural Ambassador ADT event on his home course. He finished inside the top-10 at the Yeangder TPC in 2013 and 2011.
OOM: 73rd
Last 5 finishes: T23, T69, T20 (played in only three Asian Tour events)
Lin Wen-tang (Tpe)
Lin is one of most successful professional golfers in Chinese Taipei. He holds a total of six victories on the Asian Tour. After going through a new fitness regime, he aims to muscle his way to victory at the Yeangder TPC.
OOM: 78th
Last 5 finishes: T7, MC (played in only two Asian Tour events)