• Nicholas FUNG

    MAS

    • Date of birth May 18, 1990
    • Turned Pro 2010
    • Residence Malaysia
    • Family Single

Biography

Learned the game through his father’s influence and eventually became a national team golfer for Malaysia.Said playing golf professionally was the only thing that he wanted to do as a youngster.

Career Highlights

  1. Claimed his first victory at the 2017 Queen’s Cup as a Father's day gift for his father.Came close to winning his maiden title at the Resorts World Manila Masters but was pipped by S.S.P. Chawrasia in a play-off in 2016.Was close to his breakthrough again at the 2016 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) but could only finish tied-third.Almost broke through at the World Classic Championship in 2015 but was pipped to the title by Thailand’s Danthai Boonma by one shot.
  2. Enjoyed a season to remember in 2013 by winning the Asian Development Tour Order of Merit thanks to one victory and three runner-up finishes.Finished fifth at the Resorts World Manila Masters and runner-up at the Indonesia Open to earn his full Asian Tour card
  3. Rose from 1,428th in the world rankings to 239th at the end of the 2013 season
  4. Picked as a captain’s wild card for the 2014 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM by Thongchai Jaidee
  5. Came close to forcing a halve with European captain Miguel Angel Jimenez in the singles but the Spaniard won 1-hole with a birdie on the last
  6. Also represented Team Asia at the 2016 and 2018 EurAsia Cup.
  7. Has been the Malaysian number one through his Order of Merit success on the PGM Tour in 2012 and 2013.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour Victories: (1)
  2. 2017 Queen's Cup

Other wins

  1. Other wins: (9)
  2. 2010 ASEAN PGA Vietnam Masters
  3. 2011 PGM Sabah Classic
  4. 2011 PGM Sarawak Classic
  5. 2012 PGM Negeri Sembilan Classic
  6. 2012 PGM UMW Glenmarie Classic, Malaysia
  7. 2012 ASEAN PGA Palembang MUSI Championship, Indonesia
  8. 2013 I&P Group Championship, Malaysia
  9. 2014 Kelantan Closed Championship
  10. 2015 PGM Nilais Spring Closed Championship, Malaysia
  11. Amateur wins: (3)
  12. 2006 Brunei Amateur
  13. 2007 Vietnam Amateur, Kelantan Amateur 2008, SEA Games 2008 – Individual,4th place

  14. Asian Development Tour victories: (3)
  15. 2013 PGM-UMW Templer Park Masters, Malaysia
  16. 2015 PGM Johor Championship, Malaysia
  17. 2017 PGM UMW Championship, Malaysia
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
SMBC Singapore Open T56 74 68 72 74 288 4 US$ 3,750
Leopalace21 Myanmar Open MC 71 72 - - 143 1 -
Maybank Championship MC 71 69 74 - 214 -2 US$ 4,486
ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth T33 67 76 70 - 213 -3 US$ 10,159
Hero Indian Open T48 69 73 80 75 297 9 US$ 8,575
Panasonic Open Golf Championship T14 69 72 69 66 276 -8 US$ 194

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