Hear the very proud Hua Hin native Prayad Marksaeng after his great victory at Kings Cup at Black Mountain Golf Club.
Listen to Rikard Karlberg after finishing 2nd behind Thailands Prayad Marksaeng. Black Mountains professional golfer Simon Yates praises Karlbergs fantastic tee-to-green game and interviews his fellow Black Mountain player. Rikard is of course disappointed after aiming to be the King of the Mountain, still he’s proud of the way he performed during the week. And there is no doubt that Black Mountain members are proud of him.
Prayad blog: Hua Hin, Thailand, January 19:
It could not have been a more prestigious honour for Prayad Marksaeng to become the first ever Thai player to win the King’s and Queen’s trophy.
Beaming with pride, Prayad, who turns 48 on January 30, 2014, sealed the deal with a sensational final round six-under-par 66 to defeat Black Mountain Golf Club sponsored player Rikard Karlberg of Sweden by one shot.
Hua Hin, Thailand, January 19: Hua Hin native Prayad Marksaeng completed a sensational Royal double when posted a six-under-par 66 to win the US$1 million King’s Cup Golf Hua Hin at the Black Mountain Golf Club.
With the Queen’s Cup already in his trophy cabinet, Prayad emerged as the popular and deserving champion with a winning total of 12-under-par 276 at the majestic Black Mountain Golf Club.
See the video blog from just after Karlberg and Marksaengs
Rikard Karlberg could just as well been 8 under after 10 holes. He keeps ripping it from the tee and sticking it close to the pin on nearly every hole. Right now it’s hard to see how Karlberg won’t be King of the Mountain in a few hours. We will keep posting updates soon. See the Video Blog.
Hua Hin, Thailand, January 18: From the fairways of the Black Mountain Golf Club to the live action on television, everyone would have been aware that Filipino Angelo Que was one of the players to watch during Saturday’s third round of the King’s Cup Golf Hua Hin.
Hua Hin, Thailand, January 18: Korea’s Mo Joong-kyung seized the lead from home favourite Pro Meesawat of Thailand with a battling third round two-under-par 70 at the King’s Cup Golf Hua Hin on Saturday.
Mo, a veteran on the Asian Tour, overcame swirling wind speeds of 36 kph to put himself in position to win a long-awaited third title since his victory in Thailand in 2008.
Prom Meesawat rates his 72 as good as a 69 on a day with normal wind conditions. Prom says the tension building up before the final round doesn’t affect
him. The focus is still just to go out and have fun like any other round tomorrow.
Rikard Karlberg feels good even though a 74 today. He says that conditions are probably 3 shots harder than friday and thursday. Some missed shots cost him bogeys and a double bogey. Rikard is excited about the final round tomorrow.