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2010 Asian Tour

The 2010 Asian Tour was the 16th season of the modern Asian Tour, the main men's professional golf tour in Asia excluding Japan, since it was established in 1995. Prize money for the season exceeded US$43 million and teenager Noh Seung-yul became the youngest Order of Merit winner with US$822,361.

Tournament results

The table below shows the 2010 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.

Only 50% of the prize money from major championships and World Golf Championships are counted towards the Order of Merit, but are not shown below.

Dates Tournament Country Prize
fund (US$)
Winner OWGR
pts
Notes
Feb 4–7 Asian Tour International  Thailand 300,000 Gaganjeet Bhullar (2) 14
Feb 11–14 Avantha Masters  India 2,100,000[a 1] Andrew Dodt (1) 20 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 4–7 Maybank Malaysian Open  Malaysia 2,000,000 Noh Seung-yul (2) 24 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 30 – Apr 2 SAIL Open  India 300,000 Rikard Karlberg (1) 14
Apr 8–11 Air Bagan Myanmar Open  Myanmar 300,000 Tetsuji Hiratsuka (1) 14
Apr 22–25 Ballantine's Championship  South Korea 2,900,000[a 2] Marcus Fraser (1) 38 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Jun 17–20 Queen's Cup  Thailand 300,000 Tetsuji Hiratsuka (2) 14
Jul 29 – Aug 1 Brunei Open  Brunei 300,000 Mohammad Siddikur (1) 14
Aug 5–8 Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters  Malaysia 365,000[a 3] Angelo Que (3) 14
Sep 2–5 Omega European Masters   Switzerland 2,800,000[a 4] Miguel Ángel Jiménez (n/a) 30 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Sep 9–12 Handa Singapore Classic  Singapore 400,000 Peter Karmis (1) 14
Sep 16–19 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship  Taiwan 300,000 Thaworn Wiratchant (12) 14
Sep 23–26 Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open  Japan 1,700,000[a 5] Brendan Jones (n/a) 22 Co-sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour
Sep 30 – Oct 3 Mercuries Taiwan Masters  Taiwan 500,000 Pariya Junhasavasdikul (1) 14
Oct 14-17 Iskandar Johor Open  Malaysia 1,250,000 Pádraig Harrington (n/a) 20
Oct 28-31 CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia  Malaysia 6,000,000 Ben Crane (n/a) 38 Co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour
Nov 11 – 14 Barclays Singapore Open  Singapore 6,000,000 Adam Scott (n/a) 48 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Nov 18–21 UBS Hong Kong Open  Hong Kong 2,500,000 Ian Poulter (n/a) 38 Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Nov 25-28 King's Cup  Thailand 300,000 Udorn Duangdecha (1) 14
Dec 2-5 Hero Honda Indian Open  India 1,250,000 Rikard Karlberg (2) 14
Dec 9-12 Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open  Cambodia 300,000 Thongchai Jaidee (13) 14
Dec 16-19 Black Mountain Masters  Thailand 600,000 Tetsuji Hiratsuka (3) 20
  1. ^ Prize money is approximate. The tournament's prize fund was 1.5 million.
  2. ^ Prize money is approximate. The tournament's prize fund was €2.2 million.
  3. ^ Prize money is approximate. The tournament's prize fund was RM 1.2 million.
  4. ^ Prize money is approximate. The tournament's prize fund was €2 million.
  5. ^ Prize money is approximate. The tournament's prize fund was ¥150 million.

Leading money winners

Rank Player Country Earnings (US$)
1 Noh Seung-yul  South Korea 822,361.03
2 Marcus Fraser  Australia 610,926.56
3 Rikard Karlberg  Sweden 594,857.07
4 Andrew Dodt  Australia 393,041.90
5 Tetsuji Hiratsuka  Japan 333,092.98
6 Thongchai Jaidee  Thailand 297,779.58
7 Mohammad Siddikur  Bangladesh 267,692.96
8 Mardan Mamat  Singapore 263,109.94
9 Prayad Marksaeng  Thailand 250,181.55
10 Kiradech Aphibarnrat  Thailand 241,340.29

There is a complete list on the official site here.

References

  1. ^ 2010 Schedule, asiantour.com

External links

  • The Asian Tour's official English language site
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