Nicholas Fung is a professional Malaysian golfer. Among the many professional golfers in Malaysia, Fung is among the most prominent and outstanding ones where he has made successful inroads and wins in several tours and tournaments.
Young and dynamic golfer at heart
Fung started playing golf at the tender age of 12 and has not looked back ever since. He has been involved in many tournaments and events and is among the youngest professional golfers in the region today. At 12, Fung played golf at the Sabah Golf and Country Club and he turned professional in 2010.
As a professional, Fung has an impressive record in which he was the runner-up at the Mercedes-Benz Tour Order of Merit. Apart from that, Fung participated in several high-profile tournaments that include the Midea China Classic of the OneAsia Tour.
A career of wins
Meanwhile, on the local front, Fung won the Malaysian PGM Tour in 2011 in which he recorded a third-place finish in the Order of Merit. That year, he came in second in the Asian Tour’s Order of Merit while finishing in the same standings at the inaugural Palembang Musi Championship in Indonesia.
One of Fung’s most remarkable achievements was in winning the most recent ADT or Asian Development Tour at the PGM-UMW Templer Park Masters.
The Sabahan took home the win after beating American golfer Berry Henson by 1 stroke at the tournament which was held at the Templer Park Country Club in Selangor. This was to be an important title for Fung as he has come close to winning on several previous attempts. To make it sweeter, another Malaysian Shaaban Hussin recorded third place in the tournament. With that, Fung rose to the top of the ADT Order of Merit.
He would become the second Malaysian to win on the ADT for 2013 after another renowned and experienced professional Malaysian golfer Danny Chia. With that in the pocket, Fung will be gunning for more in which he will be looking to try his strokes at the more difficult and challenging Asian Tour which will involve more international professionals who are more seasoned and experienced.