2016 Asian Tour

The 2016 Asian Tour was the 22nd season of the modern Asian Tour, the main men's professional golf tour in Asia excluding Japan, since it was established in 1995.

Tournament resultsEdit

The table below shows the 2016 schedule.[1]

The number in brackets after each winner's name is the number of Asian Tour events he had won up to and including that tournament. This information is only shown for Asian Tour members.

Fifty percent of the prize money from two major championships (the U.S. Open and The Open Championship) and one of the World Golf Championships counts towards the Order of Merit, but these tournaments are not shown below.

Date Tournament Host country Prize fund Winner OWGR
points
Notes
17 Jan EurAsia Cup Malaysia n/a Team Europe n/a Team event
1 Feb[nb 1] SMBC Singapore Open Singapore $1,000,000   Song Young-han (1) 28 Co-sanctioned with the Japan Golf Tour
7 Feb Leopalace21 Myanmar Open Myanmar $750,000   Shaun Norris (2) 15 Co-sanctioned with the Japan Golf Tour
14 Feb Bashundhara Bangladesh Open Bangladesh $300,000   Thitiphun Chuayprakong (1) 14
21 Feb Maybank Championship Malaysia Malaysia $3,000,000   Marcus Fraser (2) 38 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
28 Feb ISPS Handa Perth International Australia A$1,750,000   Louis Oosthuizen (n/a) 23 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
and PGA Tour of Australasia
13 Mar True Thailand Classic Thailand $1,750,000   Scott Hend (8) 24 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
20 Mar Hero Indian Open India $1,660,000   Shiv Chawrasia (4) 19 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
24 Apr Panasonic Open Japan ¥150,000,000   Yuta Ikeda (n/a) 16 Co-sanctioned with the Japan Golf Tour
15 May AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open Mauritius 1,000,000   Wang Jeung-hun (1) 17 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
and Sunshine Tour
19 Jun Queen's Cup Thailand $300,000   Scott Hend (9) 14
3 Jul Yeangder Tournament Players Championship Taiwan $500,000   Carlos Pigem (1) 14
31 Jul King's Cup Thailand $750,000   Chan Shih-chang (1) 14 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
4 Sep Omega European Masters Switzerland 2,700,000   Alexander Norén (n/a) 30 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour
25 Sep Asia-Pacific Open Mitsubishi Diamond Cup Japan ¥150,000,000   Chan Shih-chang (2) 15 Co-sanctioned with the Japan Golf Tour
2 Oct Mercuries Taiwan Masters Taiwan $800,000   Lu Wei-chih (4) 14
2 Oct Shinhan Donghae Open South Korea 1.2 billion   Gaganjeet Bhullar (6) 18 Co-sanctioned with the Korean Tour
9 Oct BNI Indonesian Masters Indonesia $750,000   Poom Saksansin (1) 14
16 Oct Venetian Macao Open Macau $1,100,000   Pavit Tangkamolprasert (1) 16
23 Oct CIMB Classic Malaysia $7,000,000   Justin Thomas (n/a) 50 Co-sanctioned with the PGA Tour
13 Nov Resorts World Manila Masters Philippines $1,000,000   Shiv Chawrasia (5) 14
20 Nov Bank BRI-JCB Indonesia Open Indonesia $300,000   Gaganjeet Bhullar (7) 14
4 Dec Panasonic Open India India $400,000   Mukesh Kumar (1) 14
11 Dec UBS Hong Kong Open Hong Kong $2,000,000   Sam Brazel (1) 32 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour

Order of MeritEdit

Rank Player Country Earnings (US$)
1 Scott Hend   Australia 1,004,792
2 Marcus Fraser   Australia 730,023
3 Wang Jeung-hun   South Korea 546,193
4 Chan Shih-chang   Taiwan 542,820
5 Miguel Tabuena   Philippines 525,926
6 Shiv Chawrasia   India 517,467
7 Sam Brazel   Australia 432,394
8 Lee Soo-min   South Korea 378,373
9 Gaganjeet Bhullar   India 368,737
10 Pavit Tangkamolprasert   Thailand 243,408

There is a complete list on the official site here.

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Final round delayed to Monday due to bad weather and lightning

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Early '16 Asian Tour and ADT Schedules announced". Asian Tour. 2015-11-20. Archived from the original on 2015-11-21. Retrieved 2015-11-20.

External linksEdit