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Thongchai Jaidee
Phuket, Thailand

Height: 5 ft, 9 in Weight: 160 Turned Pro: 1999

DOB: 11/8/1969

Bio: He has blazed a trail for golf in Thailand with numerous records to his name. In 2004 he made history as the first Thai golfer to win an event on The European Tour with victory in the Malaysian Open, and then successfully defended the title in 2005. Secured a hat-trick of Tour victories by winning the 2009 Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open at the beginning of March and followed that quickly with win number four in the Ballantine's Championship in Korea at the end of April. His first victory earned a personal audience with Thailand’s former Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, who gave him a diplomatic passport to expedite his future ease of movement between countries on The European Tour. He was also the first player to break the US$2 million barrier in career earnings on the Asian Tour and, on making his Masters Tournament debut in 2006, became the first Thai to compete in all four Majors. Spent his childhood in a two storey wooden house which backed onto a golf course. Represented his province at football but was injured when a wooden skewer was embedded in his foot. Joined the Royal Thai Army in 1989, aged 20, becoming a paratrooper and then turned professional ten years later

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Thongchai Jaidee Stories
Nov. 14 - 9:48
Jaidee leads by one at BMW Masters

Nov. 13 - 11:52
Bjerregaard leads BMW Masters by three; Uihlein scores seven straight birdies

Nov. 06 - 7:09
PGA Tour tee times, pairings: WGC-HSBC Champions, Round 3

Nov. 04 - 10:28
DraftKings Fantasy Tip Sheet: Expert picks for WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov. 03 - 5:02
Tee times, pairings: WGC-HSBC Champions, Rounds 1 and 2

Nov. 03 - 11:27
Fantasy Forecast: WGC-HSBC Champions preview

Oct. 11 - 7:54
Unlikely U.S. hero Kirk shines with pivotal 18th-hole birdie for key point

Oct. 11 - 3:16
U.S. wins dramatic Presidents Cup

Oct. 10 - 6:28
Presidents Cup: Predictions for Sunday singles

Oct. 10 - 9:38
Internationals face uphill battle with shaky Sunday singles lineup

Oct. 09 - 6:57
Internationals show heart with Friday Presidents Cup comeback

Oct. 08 - 3:25
Presidents Cup: Predictions for Friday four-ball session

Oct. 08 - 8:11
Presidents Cup: Friday four-ball preview, pairings

Oct. 08 - 7:47
Americans dominate foursomes, roll to 4-1 lead in Presidents Cup

Oct. 07 - 7:51
Presidents Cup: Predictions for Thursday foursomes

Oct. 07 - 12:51
2015 Presidents Cup leaderboard: U.S. wins 15.5-14.5

Oct. 06 - 11:57
Presidents Cup pairings, tee times: Thursday foursomes

Sept. 27 - 11:42
Jaidee leads old man brigade, wins European Open

Sept. 09 - 2:02
Lahiri's quest for PGA Tour card goes through Tour Finals

Sept. 08 - 11
Presidents Cup: Spieth, Day among automatic berths for U.S., International teams

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