Siam Nation Club to host occasion next year

Atthaya Thitikul on her method to winning at the 2019 Ladies European Thailand Champion.

Thai teen Atthaya Thitikul states she is thrilled that the 3rd edition of the Women’s Amateur Asia Pacific (WAAP) will occur on house soil.

The R&A revealed the other day that the WAAP, supported by the Tourist Authority of Thailand, will be held at Siam Nation Club, Pattaya, from Feb 12-15.

The 16-year-old, who won the inaugural edition in Singapore in 2015, stated: “I am so thrilled to play the Women’s Amateur Asia Pacific in my house of Thailand. I hope individuals pertain to support the occasion in Pattaya.”

The Ratchaburi local will attempt to win another title in Pattaya, having actually been crowned champ at the European Ladies Thailand Champion in the resort town in 2017 and in June this year.

The WAAP champ will get an invite to have fun with the world’s finest golf enthusiasts at the Women’s British Open, the Evian Champion, the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Champion and the Honda LPGA Thailand, which will be played the following week at Siam Nation Club.

Thailand has actually strongly developed itself on the playing golf map recently with sis Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn storming up the world rankings and the previous likewise ending up being Thailand’s very first significant champ at the 2016 Women’s British Open.

In guys’s occasions, Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat have actually ended up being routine winners, specifically on the European Trip.

The WAAP has actually been established by the R&A and the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) to uncover establishing skill and offer a path for Asia’s elite woman novices to emerge on the global phase.

It has actually currently developed itself as the most substantial ladies’s amateur golf competition in the area.

” We are pleased to be playing the Women’s Amateur Asia Pacific at Siam Nation Club, especially as Thailand is house to our inaugural champ Attaya Thitikul,” stated R&A president Martin Slumbers.

” The WAAP continues to grow each year and has actually become the most popular ladies’s amateur champion in the Asia-Pacific area. The R&A is completely devoted to growing the ladies’s video game and our company believe offering elite competitors and paths is an important action in accomplishing our objectives.

” We eagerly anticipate another terrific Champion in 2020 and to seeing the continued advancement of our previous WAAP champs and rivals as they advance in their professions.”

This year, the field made up 80 gamers from 19 nations throughout Asia-Pacific with Japan’s Yuka Yasuda winning on house soil.

Atthaya and Yasuda are dipping into the continuous Women’s British Open.

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