• Arnond VONGVANIJ

    THA

    • Date of birth Dec 15, 1988
    • Turned Pro 2011
    • Residence Thailand
    • Family Single

Biography

Nicknamed “Bank” because he was born the night after his mother took her final examinations for her Masters degree in financial banking. Born in Hawaii and grew up in Thailand. Moved to Florida at the age of 12 to refine his game at the David Leadbetter Golf Academy. Graduated from the University of Florida with a finance degree. Rates Thongchai Jaidee as his role model.

Career Highlights

  1. Arnond came close to winning his second Asian Tour title at the 2017 Resorts World Manila Masters. He settled for a second-place finish after he was defeated by American Micah Shin on the first play-off hole.
  2. He regained his Asian Tour card at the 2017 Qualifying School but missed consecutive cuts in his first six events. His runner-up result in Manila helped him break into top-60 on the Order of Merit and retain his playing rights for the 2018 season.
  3. Arnond enjoyed a great rookie season in 2012, earning his card through Qualifying School and then winning a maiden victory at the King’s Cup where he outplayed Mardan Mamat and Thaworn Wiratchant
  4. Enjoyed four other-top-10s that season
  5. Posted a runner-up finish at the Queen’s Cup and two other top-10s in 2013.Finished second in the 2014 ICTSI Philippine Open
  6. Regained his Tour card in 2017 with a tied 17th finish at Qualifying School.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour victory: (1)
  2. 2012 King's Cup, Thailand
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
SMBC Singapore Open MC 72 72 - - 144 2 -
Leopalace21 Myanmar Open T44 71 70 67 76 284 0 US$ 3,975
Maybank Championship* MC 72 70 - - 142 -2 -
ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth MC 72 75 - - 147 3 -
Hero Indian Open* MC 74 74 - - 148 4 -
Panasonic Open Golf Championship+ MC 71 72 - - 143 1 -
The 37th GS Caltex Maekyung Open Golf Championship T55 71 74 75 76 296 12 US$ 3,976
AB Bank Bangladesh Open T14 69 72 71 68 280 -4 US$ 3,890
Asia-Pacific Classic T63 73 71 77 72 293 5 US$ 825
Thailand Open MC 72 72 - - 144 4 -
Kolon Korea Open Golf Championship MC 77 72 - - 149 7 -
Queen's Cup presented by Bangchak T56 69 69 76 70 284 0 US$ 1,095
Sarawak Championship MC 71 73 - - 144 0 -
Bank BRI Indonesia Open T59 71 72 71 74 288 0 US$ 1,725
Royal Cup 64 72 70 69 76 287 7 US$ 1,400
Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways MC 77 72 - - 149 5 -
TAKE Solutions Masters MC 67 75 - - 142 0 -
The 34th Shinhan Donghae Open MC 73 72 - - 145 3 -
Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup+ MC 74 74 - - 148 6 -
Mercuries Taiwan Masters MC 76 79 - - 155 11 -
Yeangder TPC MC 75 76 - - 151 7 -
Honma Hong Kong Open presented by Amundi MC 71 71 - - 142 2 -
BNI Indonesian Masters MC 75 72 - - 147 3 -

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