Kanyalak Preedasuttijit

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Kanyalak Preedasuttijit
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Personal information
NicknameBew
Born (1998-02-23) February 23, 1998 (age 23)
Chonburi, Thailand
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
NationalityThai
ResidenceChonburi, Thailand
Career
Turned professional2017
Professional wins2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationT30: 2018
Women's PGA C'shipDNP
U.S. Women's OpenDNP
Women's British OpenT29: 2019
Evian ChampionshipT64: 2017

Kanyalak Preedasuttijit (born 23 February 1998) is a Thai professional golfer who won the Ladies European Thailand Championship on 24th June 2018. The victory enabled the 20-year-old from Chonburi to take advantage of the two-year exemption membership on the Ladies European Tour.

Early Life

Kanyalak was born on the 23rd, February 1998 in Chonburi to Anan Preedasuttijit and Nitikan Krissadapon. She has a younger brother Natkawin who is 3 years her junior. She started playing golf at a young age and she is known by her nickname "Bew".

Junior Career

In 2012 Kanyalak won the Jakarta World Golf Championship [1] for All Girls classes, as well as being part of Thailand's side that won the team event. In 2013 the team repeated their success at the same tournament with Kanyalak finishing as runner up in the individual competition.

Amateur Career

Kanyalak won both the 2014 and 2016 Thailand Ladies Amateur Championships [2].

2017 Turning Professional

Kanyalak turned professional in 2017 at the age of 18 and played on the China LPGA Tour. In that year Kanyalak finished third to fellow Thai Saranporn Langkulgasettrin at the Orient Masters Wuhan Challenge[3] and then finished runner up to China's Liu Wenbo at the [4]Sun Car Zhangjiagang Shuangshan Classic. She finished the season in [5]7th position on the CLPGA Order of Merit. On 27th May Kanyalak won her first professional title as she lifted the trophy at the [6]2nd Singha Sat Toyota Thai LPGA event at the Rancho Charnvee Resort and Country Club.

2018

The following year at the [7]Orient Masters Wuhan Challenge she finished as runner up to Huang Chin from Taiwan. At the end of 2018, she had finished [8]5th on the CLPGA Order of Merit. She then emerged onto the international golf scene with her victory at [9]2018 European Thailand Ladies Golf Championship at Phoenix Golf and Country Club in Pattaya. This victory gave her a two-year membership on the Ladies European Tour, plus entries into both the 2018 Ricoh Women's British Open and The Evian Championship.

2019

Kanyalak competed on both the CLPGA tour and the LET tour. During the season she finished 13th at both the [10]Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic and the European Thailand Ladies Golf Championship. At the end of the season she was ranked as the [11]number 1 putter on the Ladies European Tour.

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