Thai gamers, from left, Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, Benyapa Nipatsophon and Pajaree Anannarukarn posture at the other day’s interview.

8 regional stars, led by siblings Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn, will be competing to end up being the very first gamer from the Kingdom to win the Honda LPGA Thailand title at the 13th edition of the competition in Pattaya next month.

The 70-player occasion at Siam Nation Club, Old Course from Feb 21-24 includes the leading 57 LPGA gamers– consisting of Thailand’s Ariya, Moriya, Thidapa Suwannapura and Pornanong Phatlum– and the winners of the season-opening Competition of Champions (South Korea’s Ji Eun-Hee) and the upcoming Vic Open and Women’s Australian Open in addition to 9 welcomed gamers and one qualifier.

Amongst the welcomed gamers are Thailand’s Atthaya Thitikul, Pajaree Anannarukarn and Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, United States star Paula Creamer and China’s Muni He.

Thailand’s Benyapa Niphatsophon made an area at the Pattaya competition as winner of the certifying competition.

The huge names in the field for the US$ 1.6 million occasion are safeguarding champ Jessica Korda, South Koreans Park Sung-Hyun and Ryu So-Yeon, who are 2nd and 3rd worldwide rankings respectively, No. 5 Lexi Thompson of the United States, No. 6 Minjee Lee of Australia, No. 7 Nasa Hataoka from Japan, and No. 9 Brooke Henderson of Canada.

The other individuals consist of previous world No. 1 Lydia Ko of New Zealand, Michelle Wie of the United States and Britain’s Georgia Hall, who beat Pornanong to win the 2018 Women’s British Open title.

Sine the competition was released in 2016, no Thai gamer has actually won the title.

Ariya came close to declaring the crown in 2013 when she held a two-shot lead just to suffer a triple bogey at the last hole to hand the title to South Korea’s Park In-Bee.

Now the top-ranked gamer worldwide, the 23-year-old Thai, who has actually won 10 LPGA Trip titles, is amongst the favourites to raise the prize on Feb 24.

Moriya and Thidapa will be seeking their 2nd LPGA title after their development wins in 2015.

” We are positive that this year’s Honda LPGA Thailand will be enjoyable and amazing,” Honda Auto (Thailand) COO Pitak Pruittisarikorn informed an interview the other day.

The competition is being held under the style ‘Dream Big’ to influence golf enthusiasts of all backgrounds and ability levels to pursue their imagine using the world phase.

Pannarat stated: “The Honda LPGA Thailand is a chance for all Thai golf enthusiasts to get experience in a global occasion. Through this occasion, the Thai golf enthusiasts can determine their strengths and weak points and polish their abilities.”

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