• Thammanoon SRIROJ

    THA

    • Date of birth Jun 24, 1969
    • Turned Pro 1991
    • Residence Putaruang, Thailand
    • Family Married

Biography

The Thai star comes from a family of golfers, with five brothers being professional golfers as well. He is a natural left-hander but switched to playing golf right-handed as “my brothers would knock me in the head to swing it like them.” Grew up near a golf course in Chonburi and started playing the game in his early teens.

Career Highlights

  1. Thammanoon is one of Thailand’s most successful players with five titles on the Asian Tour
  2. In 2009, Thammanoon finished tied fourth at the SAIL Open India followed by a third place finish at the Indonesia President Invitational and a tied ninth and tied fifth at the Brunei Open and Queen’s Cup in Thailand respectively
  3. In 2010, he uncharacteristically finished outside the top-61 of the Order of Merit
  4. His best placing was tied ninth at the Yeangder Tournament Players’ Championship in Chinese Taipei
  5. He was the first round leader at the Brunei Open after firing a sparkling 61 but faded with a final round 79
  6. In 2012, he showed he could still challenge for honours by finishing fourth at the King’s Cup on home soil
  7. A streaky player, the Thai endured quiet seasons in 2007 and 2008 with only a lone top-five at the Enjoy Jakarta Astro Indonesia Open being the highlight in 2007
  8. In 2006, Thammanoon recorded four top-20s and enjoyed a steady performance in Japan when he posted five top-20 outings, including two top-10s
  9. In 2005, he lost to Chinese Taipei's Lu Wen-teh in a play-off at the Bangkok Airways Open with a bogey
  10. Was second best again in the UBS Hong Kong Open, finishing a stroke behind champion Colin Montgomerie of Scotland
  11. Also finished tied fourth in the Double A International Open in Bangkok
  12. That same year, he broke the million-dollar mark in career earnings in Asia
  13. In 2004, he claimed his fifth career title with a wire-to-wire win at the Tianjin TEDA Open in China
  14. The victory came exactly five years after he won the same title when it was last staged in 1999
  15. Won the Putting Average category in 2004 with 1.55 putts per hole average
  16. In 2003 he had top-five finishes at the Malaysian Open, Mercuries Masters and Volvo Masters of Asia
  17. Enjoyed by far his best season in 1996 with two victories – The Singha Thai Prasit Bangkok Open and Tugu Pratama PGA Championship in Indonesia
  18. Captured the Pakistan Masters title in 1997 and won the Tianjin TEDA Open in China two years later
  19. In 1996, he finished second in the Pakistan Steel Masters and was runner-up in the Sabah Masters in 1997
  20. Played in the World Cup in Argentina with cousin Chawalit Plaphol and finished 17th
  21. Came close to victory in 2002 at the Maekyung LG Fashion Open in Korea but was pushed to second place by amateur star Eddie Lee
  22. Was also denied at the Hero Honda Masters in India the same year
  23. Shot the lowest round on Thai PGA Tour in 2002 with a 12-under-par 60, the year he topped the domestic money list.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour victories: (5)
  2. 1996 Singha Thai Prasit Bangkok Open, Thailand, 1996 Tugu Pratama PGA Championship, Indonesia, 1997 ABN-AMRO Pakistan Masters, 1999 Tianjin TEDA Open, China
  3. 2004 Tianjin TEDA Open Presented by Rolls-Royce, China.

Other wins

  1. Other win: (1)
  2. 1996 Thai PGA Championship.
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
AB Bank Bangladesh Open T11 70 68 71 70 279 -5 US$ 4,885
Asia-Pacific Classic MC 74 72 - - 146 2 -
Thailand Open 73 69 71 71 78 289 9 US$ 720
Queen's Cup presented by Bangchak T33 67 70 74 67 278 -6 US$ 2,350
Sarawak Championship T70 68 73 79 72 292 4 US$ 645
Bank BRI Indonesia Open MC 75 75 - - 150 6 -
Royal Cup MC 70 74 - - 144 4 -
TAKE Solutions Masters T40 62 74 74 71 281 -3 US$ 2,240
Yeangder TPC MC 74 76 - - 150 6 -
UMA CNS Open Golf Championship T25 73 72 72 71 288 0 US$ 2,730
Panasonic Open India MC 74 77 - - 151 7 -
Queen's Cup hosted by Jaidee Foundation MC 72 70 - - 142 2 -
BNI Indonesian Masters T55 70 71 78 72 291 3 US$ 2,737

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