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Encyclopedia > Simon Yates (golfer)

Simon Yates (born 16 March 1970) is a Scottish golfer. He turned professional in 1989. He relocated to Taiwan after holidaying in Asia and deciding to base himself in the region, and has played on the Asian Tour since its first official season in 1995. He placed third on the Asian Tour Order of Merit in both 1999 and 2004 and was one of the first ten players to reach career earnings of a million U.S. dollars on the tour. March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The Asian Golf Tour is the principal mens professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has a separate tour. ...


Professional wins

  • 1994 German PGA Championship
  • 1995 Coca Cola Open (China - not an Asian Tour event)
  • 1998 Sabah Masters (Malaysia - Asian Tour)
  • 2004 Singha Southern Open (Thailand - not an Asian Tour event), SK Telecom Open (South Korea - Asian Tour}

External links

  • Profile on the Asian Tour's official site

 
 

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