• Prom MEESAWAT

    THA

    • Date of birth Jul 21, 1984
    • Turned Pro 2004
    • Residence Hua Hin, Thailand
    • Family Married

Biography

Nicknamed the ‘Big Dolphin’ due to his burly physique and because he comes from the coastal town of Hua Hin, south of Bangkok. Initially wanted to hone his game in America on the amateur circuit but was coaxed by Fijian star Vijay Singh to turn professional and concentrate on the Asian Tour. His father Suthep was the first Thai to win the Thailand Open. Lives next to a golf course where he picked up the game by watching the likes of Boonchu Ruangkit and fellow Hua Hin resident Prayad Marksaeng in action.Prom married long-time sweetheart, Supichaya Panyathep in 2009

Career Highlights

  1. Prom is a two-time Asian Tour winner.
  2. Enjoyed four top-10 finishes in the last two months of 2017.
  3. Enjoyed six top-20 finishes in 2016, including a third place finish at the Queen’s Cup on home soil where he was in contention. Enjoyed two top-five finishes at the World Classic Championship and Resorts World Manila Masters in 2015
  4. In 2014, he secured his long-awaited second Tour victory when he defeated Miguel Tabuena in a play-off at the Yeangder TPC in Taipei
  5. Finished the season in third place on the Merit list
  6. Prom lost in two play-offs at the Resorts World Manila Masters in Manila and Hong Kong Open in 2013
  7. Earned his European Tour card for 2013 through his affiliate membership
  8. In 2011, Prom won the British Open International Final Qualifying - Asia in Thailand to qualify for his first Open appearance at Royal St
  9. George’s Golf Club where he missed the halfway cut
  10. Injuries slowed Prom’s career from 2009 to 2010 and he lost his Tour card for the first time in 2010
  11. In 2006, Prom claimed his first title at the SK Telecom Open in Korea, beating a field which included K.J. Choi, Jeev Milkha Singh and Michelle Wie
  12. Went on to finish third on the Order of Merit
  13. Enjoyed a solid rookie season in 2004 where he successfully kept his card with three top-20s
  14. Earned his card at Qualifying School.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour victories: (2)
  2. 2006 SK Telecom Open, Korea
  3. 2014 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship , Chinese Taipei.

Other wins

  1. Other wins: (3)
  2. 2006 Singha Pattaya Open
  3. 2011 Singha Pattaya Open, Thailand
  4. 2012 Singha Pattaya Open, Thailand.
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
SMBC Singapore Open MC 71 77 - - 148 6 -
Leopalace21 Myanmar Open T14 69 69 72 68 278 -6 US$ 9,938
Maybank Championship* T39 74 66 70 69 279 -9 US$ 17,100
ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth 9 67 70 67 - 204 -12 US$ 53,478
Hero Indian Open* T57 72 73 79 78 302 14 US$ 5,483
Panasonic Open Golf Championship+ T55 68 72 71 74 285 1 US$ 3,370
Volvo China Open* T53 73 68 71 71 283 -5 US$ 11,100
The 37th GS Caltex Maekyung Open Golf Championship WD 79 - - - 79 8 -
Asia-Pacific Classic T12 68 69 71 73 281 -7 US$ 4,477
Thailand Open 17 69 67 69 70 275 -5 US$ 3,795
Kolon Korea Open Golf Championship T24 70 73 67 74 284 0 US$ 8,343
Queen's Cup presented by Bangchak T13 71 65 70 68 274 -10 US$ 4,520
Bank BRI Indonesia Open T20 72 68 71 69 280 -8 US$ 5,146
Royal Cup T6 71 69 68 66 274 -6 US$ 13,462
Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways T38 75 71 70 73 289 1 US$ 6,012
TAKE Solutions Masters MC 73 69 - - 142 0 -
The 34th Shinhan Donghae Open T15 70 69 68 69 276 -8 US$ 13,747
Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup+ T55 70 74 74 70 288 4 US$ 5,863
Mercuries Taiwan Masters T37 75 72 75 73 295 7 US$ 5,950
Yeangder TPC T6 71 69 70 71 281 -7 US$ 13,462
Panasonic Open India T19 71 69 71 71 282 -6 US$ 4,360
BNI Indonesian Masters T41 70 73 75 70 288 0 US$ 4,313

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