Kiradech Aphibarnrat has become an underground golf celebrity due to his love of jet skis, sneakers made by Kanye West and expensive cars. After success on the Asian and European Tours, many in the golf world have even taken to calling him the Asian Jon Daly due to his incredible ability to drive the ball. We traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to see him in action and get the full story.
Presented by Callaway, VICE Sports heads to Thailand to understand the lifestyle of the 27-year-old pro-golfer gaining success on his European and Asian tours.
Kiradech has made his name well known in the golf world for his love of Yeezy sneakers and fast cars. He explains how he owns over thirty pairs of one-of-a-kind Yezzys including a couple of matching pairs with his wife. After taking a ride in his Ferrari, Kiradech speaks on taking over a golf business from his former coach in order for his father to teach young golfers in Thailand. His father explains how Kiradech always wanted to golf instead of study, while his mother discusses selling her business to support Asian John Dally's dream of becoming a pro-golfer.