2003 Asian PGA Tour

The 2003 Asian PGA Tour was the ninth season of the Asian PGA Tour, the main men's professional golf tour in Asia excluding Japan.

Tournament scheduleEdit

The table below shows the 2003 Asian PGA Tour schedule.[1] The season began in December 2002 with the Okinawa Open.

Date Tournament Country Prize
fund (US$)
Winner OWGR
points
Notes
22 Dec Okinawa Open Japan 830,000   Hiroyuki Fujita (n/a) 12 Co-sanctioned with the Japan Golf Tour
26 Jan Caltex Masters Singapore 900,000   Zhang Lianwei (4) 20 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
16 Feb Johnnie Walker Classic Australia 1,600,000   Ernie Els (n/a) 44 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
and PGA Tour of Australasia
23 Feb Carlsberg Malaysian Open Malaysia 1,100,000   Arjun Atwal (5) 20 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
2 Mar Myanmar Open Myanmar 200,000   Lin Keng-chi (5) 6
16 Mar Phoenix Dynasty Cup China n/a Asia n/a Team event
30 Mar Royal Challenge Indian Open India 300,000   Mike Cunning (1) 6
6 Apr Thailand Open Thailand 150,000   Edward Loar (1) 6
4 May Maekyung Open South Korea 400,000   Chung Joon (1) 6
29 Jun SK Telecom Open South Korea 400,000   K. J. Choi (2) 6
14 Sep Mercuries Masters Taiwan 300,000   Lin Wen-ko (1) 6
12 Oct Kolon Korean Open South Korea 400,000   John Daly (n/a) 6
19 Oct Macau Open Macau 250,000   Colin Montgomerie (n/a) 6
26 Oct Sanya Open China 200,000   Marcus Both (1) 6
9 Nov Hero Honda Masters India 300,000   Arjun Atwal (6) 6
16 Nov Volvo China Open China 500,000   Zhang Lianwei (5) 6
23 Nov Acer Taiwan Open Taiwan 300,000   Jason Dawes (1) 6
7 Dec Omega Hong Kong Open Hong Kong 700,000   Pádraig Harrington (n/a) 26 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
14 Dec Volvo Masters of Asia Malaysia 500,000   Thongchai Jaidee (4) 20

Order of MeritEdit

Rank Player[2] Country Earnings (US$)
1 Arjun Atwal   India 284,019
2 Zhang Lianwei   China 254,870
3 Thongchai Jaidee   Thailand 228,787
4 Thaworn Wiratchant   Thailand 156,074
5 Brad Kennedy   Australia 128,809
6 Simon Yates   Scotland 121,763
7 Thammanoon Sriroj   Thailand 121,678
8 Chung Joon   South Korea 106,569
9 Lin Keng-chi   Taiwan 97,280
10 Jason Dawes   Australia 94,985

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 Schedule". Asian PGA Tour. Archived from the original on 2003-12-20.
  2. ^ "2003 Order of Merit". Asian PGA Tour. Archived from the original on 2004-02-04.