Singapore: Three-time Asian Tour Order of Merit champion Thongchai Jaidee has been voted Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of Month for November.
The Thai, who has amassed 13 victories on the Asian Tour, won the popular online votes by fans after producing a string of impressive results.
He enjoyed a tied-11 finish at the WGC-HSBC Champions and continued to create an impact with a tied-third result at the BMW Masters, also in Shanghai.
Thongchai, a multi-time winner on the European Tour during an illustrious career, was also in contention in the season-ending event in Dubai before he ended the week tied for 31st.
“I’m delighted to win the Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of the Month. I always give my best whenever I play and it’s nice to know that I’ve been recognised by the fans for my efforts and results,” said Thongchai, who rose to a career high 29th in the world rankings after his sterling performances in November.
Hilton Worldwide is a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
Hilton Worldwide is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 4,440 hotels, resorts and timeshare properties comprising more than 730,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories.
In Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide operates over 130 hotels in 19 countries and territories, with over 200 hotels in the pipeline.
The Asian Tour Hilton Golfer of the Month award aims to recognise outstanding efforts of Asian Tour members both at home and abroad.
The online voting contest on www.asiantour.hiltongolf.com to determine the monthly winner engages golf fans as they vote for their favourite golfer through the Asian Tour’s media channels, culminating with fans voting for the Asian Tour Hilton Golfer of the Year at the end of 2015.
Besides casting their vote for their favourite player on the Asian Tour, fans who log onto www.asiantour.hiltongolf.com also stand a chance to win a one night stay at any Hilton property of the choice.
Thongchai won the award ahead of compatriot Danthai Boonma and Korean Jeunghun Wang. The trio were nominated by a selection panel before going into a voting process.
Danthai underlined his credentials as one of Asia’s brightest prospects when he earned his maiden professional success at the demanding World Classic Championship at Laguna National.
Wang, meanwhile, continued to challenge for his breakthrough win with a third-place finish at Laguna National, a Golf Facility Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
Doha, Qatar: The month of April is synonymous in golf for the Masters, and each year Education City Golf Club runs its own version of the tournament over the course which hosts the European Tour’s Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.