2007 Asian Tour

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The 2007 Asian Tour was the 13th season of the modern Asian Tour, the main men's professional golf tour in Asia excluding Japan, since it was established in 1995. Prize money for the season exceeded US$27 million and Liang Wenchong became the first golfer from mainland China to top the Order of Merit.

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Tournament results

The table below shows the 2007 schedule. It includes one special event which does not count towards the money list (the HSBC Champions).

The number in brackets after each winner's name is the number of Asian Tour events he had won up to and including that tournament. This information is only shown for Asian Tour members.

DatesTournamentCountryPrize
fund (US$)
Winner OWGR
pts
Notes
Jan 18-21 Pakistan Open Pakistan 300,000 Flag of Malaysia.svg Airil Rizman (1)14
Jan 25-28 Commercialbank Qatar Masters Qatar 2,200,000 Flag of South Africa.svg Retief Goosen (n/a)48Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Feb 1-4 Philippine Open Philippines 300,000 Flag of the Philippines.svg Frankie Miñoza (1)14
Feb 8-11 Maybank Malaysian Open Malaysia 1,290,000 Flag of Sweden.svg Peter Hedblom (n/a)26Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Feb 15-18 Enjoy Jakarta Astro Indonesia Open Indonesia 1,000,000 Flag of Finland.svg Mikko Ilonen (n/a)20Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 1-4 Johnnie Walker Classic Thailand 2,440,000 Flag of South Africa.svg Anton Haig (2)40Co-sanctioned by the European
and Australasian tours
Mar 8-11 Clariden Leu Singapore Masters Singapore 1,100,000 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liang Wenchong (1)30Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 15-18 TCL Classic China 1,000,000 Flag of Thailand.svg Chapchai Nirat (1)20Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Mar 22-25 Motorola International Bintan Indonesia 350,000 Flag of the United States.svg Jason Knutzon (2)14New tournament
Apr 12-15 Volvo China Open China 2,000,000 Flag of Austria.svg Markus Brier (n/a)20Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Apr 19-22 BMW Asian Open China 2,300,000 Flag of France.svg Raphaël Jacquelin (n/a)32Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Apr 26-29 Pine Valley Beijing Open China 500,000 Flag of India.svg Gaurav Ghei (3)14New tournament
May 3-6 GS Caltex Maekyung Open South Korea 600,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae (1)14
May 17-20 Macau Open Macau 300,000 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Wen-teh (3)14
May 24-27 SK Telecom Open South Korea 600,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Bae Sang-moon (1)14
June 7-10 Bangkok Airways Open Thailand 300,000 Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Sung (1)14New tournament
Aug 23-26 Iskandar Johor Open Malaysia 300,000 Flag of the Philippines.svg Artemio Murakami (1)14New tournament
Aug 30 - Sep 2 Brunei Open Brunei 500,000 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lin Wen-tang (2)14
Sep 13-16 Midea China Classic China 400,000 Flag of Thailand.svg Thaworn Wiratchant (9)14New tournament
Sep 20-23 Mercuries Taiwan Masters Taiwan 500,000 Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Wen-teh (4)14
Oct 4-7 Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open South Korea 1,000,000 Flag of Fiji.svg Vijay Singh (n/a)14
Oct 11-14 Hero Honda Indian Open India 500,000 Flag of India.svg Jyoti Randhawa (7)14
Oct 25-28 Pertamina Indonesia President Invitational Indonesia 500,000 Flag of the Philippines.svg Juvic Pagunsan (1)14New tournament
Nov 1-4 Barclays Singapore Open Singapore 4,000,000 Flag of Argentina.svg Ángel Cabrera (n/a)40Richest sole-sanctioned event
Nov 8-11 HSBC Champions China (5,000,000) Flag of the United States.svg Phil Mickelson (n/a)52Co-sanctioned by the European,
Australasian and Sunshine tours
Nov 15-18 UBS Hong Kong Open Hong Kong, China 2,000,000 Flag of Spain.svg Miguel Ángel Jiménez (n/a)36Co-sanctioned by the European Tour
Nov 22-25 Hana Bank Vietnam Masters Vietnam 500,000 Flag of Thailand.svg Chapchai Nirat (2)14New tournament
Nov 29 - 2 Dec Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open Cambodia 300,000 Flag of the United States.svg Bryan Saltus (1)14New tournament
Dec 6-9 Volvo Masters of Asia Thailand 750,000 Flag of Thailand.svg Prayad Marksaeng (6)20Limited to top 60 on the Order of Merit

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Leading money winners

RankPlayerCountryEarnings (US$)
1 Liang Wenchong Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 532,590
2 Chapchai Nirat Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 442,325
3 Anton Haig Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 427,685
4 Scott Hend Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 363,109
5 Prayad Marksaeng Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 348,623
6 Simon Yates Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 330,808
7 Prom Meesawat Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 311,308
8 Thongchai Jaidee Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 278,896
9 Lu Wen-teh Flag of the Republic of China.svg  Taiwan 265,909
10 Gaurav Ghei Flag of India.svg  India 261,057

There is a complete list on the official site here.

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