Atthaya Thitikul (left) and Ariya Jutanugarn embody the chance to raise the profile and function of ladies golfers from Thailand. Photograph: Thananuwat Srirasant, Getty Photographs
In Korea, the ladies have at all times outshone the lads. In Thailand, alternatively, the lads led the best way whilst giving us a good concept of why Thais have what it takes to be nice gamers.
Boonchu Ruangkit, as an example, as soon as defined that Tiger Woods, even supposing he used to be no longer a training Buddhist, used to be three times blessed in having a Thai mom. He stated that her techniques, with explicit connection with her powers of meditation, had seeped from mom to son. “You spot it in Tiger’s serenity and within the admire he has for his elders,” stated Ruangkit, a Thai senior golfer who used to be a five-time winner at the Asian Excursion. “He at all times offers other folks the courtesy of having a look them within the eye.”
In line with Voralak Suwanvanichkij, knowledgeable on Thai techniques, the word “mai pen rai,” which means that “by no means thoughts,” captures the locals’ knack of “holding cool in taxing or tense scenario…