Kiradech Aphibarnrat scorched Doha GC with a 6-under-par 34-32=66 to take a share of the early lead of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters after the morning wave had completed their rounds.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat led for much of the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, but ultimately could withstand the charge of eventual winner Tommy Fleetwood; the Thai finished T4 on 15-under-par 273.
Playing in the fourth last group of the day, Kiradech Aphibarnrat finished birdie-birdie to hoist up a 4-under-par 33-35=68 in round two of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, slotting him at T3 at the midpoint and just two strokes behind leader Martin Kaymer.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat hit the turbo-boosters midway through his opening lap at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on his way to posting 6-under-par 34-32=66, good for T2 on the live leaderboard two back of the leader Henrik Stenson.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat will bid to get his world ranking going the right way again when he lines up in his fourth successive Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat has posted T22 and T29 in his two previous starts in the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai and will try his luck again at the Earth Course this year.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat made the top five in last year's British Masters at Woburn and will try his luck again at this week's edition which takes place at The Grove.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat turns his attention to Hillcrest Country Club ahead of this week's Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat confirmed a high finish at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with a final round 4-under-par 32-35=67 which left him 8-under 276 for the week.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat cruised to a bogey-free, 2-under-par 35-34=69 during round two of the Olympic Golf Competition in Rio, the lone blemish-free round of the week through two days, arriving at the midpoint on 2-under 140.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat will be looking to re-establish his game when he pegs it up at the Men's Olympic Golf Competition in Rio de Janeiro this week.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat will be seeking a second career title in the birthplace of golf at this week's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open hosted by Castle Stuart Golf Links.
Two final round double bogeys did for the challenge of Kiradech Aphibarnrat at the BMW International Open at Gut Larchenhof.
The third day of the BMW International Open at Gut Larchenhof was more or less a non-starter, as the leading 20 golfers never even teed off.