Tag Archives: Kiradech Aphibarnrat

May
25
2017

I’ve just gotta start out by saying that any time you pull up to a venue and the parking is right next door to the media center, you’re automatically in a good mood and feel great about the tournament. I learned this two years ago — I was a bit shocked actually that media parking was almost too good to be true at the European Tour’s flagship event at Wentworth. It was great to return two years later and find that nothing had changed. I know this is random stupid #golfmediaproblems, but it definitely doesn’t hurt that this Tour takes really good care of the media when it comes to the small details. Shuttle buses are automatic buzzkills.

But enough about the amazing media parking at Wentworth! Well, it was a shame to once again come down with a stomach virus and miss Tuesday and Wednesday — as you know, those days are when I’m able to capture WUP gold and once the tourney starts, it’s a bit, okay, whatever. I’m not kidding when I say that the only person with a worse immune system than me is Jason Day. Unfortunately, that’s been a struggle for me the past two-plus years.

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Jul
27
2014
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

Hey longtime WUP readers, welcome back to a very special edition of “Know Your Asians“! For newer readers, check it out and enjoy!

Interviewing Kiradech at his Hoylake digs

Interviewing Kiradech at his Hoylake digs

You might not be familiar with Thai pro golfer Kiradech Aphibarnrat, but you really should get to know him. Why? That’s easy — because he’s awesome, humble, introspective and an all-around good guy.

During the week of the Open Championship, we had the chance to catch up with Kiradech at his rental home in Hoylake.

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Oct
27
2013
Nice guys do finish first

Nice guys do finish first

Because I need my beauty sleep before bringing you nearly-exclusive coverage of The Match between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy from Mission Hills at Hainan Island on Monday, this is going to be relatively quick.

But fear not! — I’ll touch on everything you missed or need to know (since you probably spent your weekend watching football at waking hours instead of golf in Asia in the middle of the night in the U.S.). 

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