• Age
    29
  • Turned Pro
    2008
  • Previous Opens
    5

Kiradech Aphibarnrat

Kiradech
Achieved his fourth European Tour title in February 2018 at the ISPS Handa World Super 6 in Perth. The event, a combination of 54-hole strokeplay and then quickfire knock-out matches, saw the Thai golfer beat Australian James Nitties in the final.

Qualification

Kiradech Aphibarnrat is exempt to play in Royal Portrush
  • 2013

    Open Debut

  • T-75th Carnoustie 2018

    Best Open Finish

  • Motor Racing

    Special Interests

Achieved his fourth European Tour title in February 2018 at the ISPS Handa World Super 6 in Perth. The event, a combination of 54-hole strokeplay and then quickfire knock-out matches, saw the Thai golfer beat Australian James Nitties in the final. 

Kiradech Aphibarnrat

It was his second success under a head-to-head format – in 2015 he lifted the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play at Murcar in Scotland. His maiden victory was the 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open and two years later he added the Shenzhen International in China. 

Late in 2017 he lost by one, first to Tyrrell Hatton in the Italian Open, and then to Jon Rahm at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, which lifted him to a career-best 11th on the Race to Dubai rankings.

Was previously known as Anujit Hirunratanakorn, but as is not uncommon in his homeland his family decided to change his name for good luck. 

In his early teens he was twice an age group winner at the Junior World Championships before turning professional in 2008. Helped Asia beat Europe in the 2012 Royal Trophy and in 2016 finished joint fifth at the Olympic Games and joint 15th on his debut at the Masters.

Qualification

Kiradech Aphibarnrat is exempt to play in Royal Portrush
Venue
Finish
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
Par
Carnoustie 2018
T75
74
71
74
74
293
9
Royal Troon 2016
M/C
75
74
-
-
-
M/C
St Andrews 2015
M/C
73
75
-
-
-
M/C
Royal Liverpool 2014
M/C
72
75
-
-
-
M/C
Muirfield 2013
M/C
72
85
-
-
-
M/C

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