He will be well-known among Asian Tour fans and European Tour aficionados, but Jazz Janewattananond will be an unfamiliar name to many across the Atlantic in the USA. We give you the lowdown on the man they call Jazzy J…
1. His name will be a tongue-twister for many but is relatively straight-forward aside from the emphasis on the first syllable, so here is the correct pronunciation of Jazz’s surname (from the words of the man himself): “Jayn-wotta-nan-ond”
2. He turned professional in 2010 at the age of 15. Yes, 15!
3. He spent two weeks living as a monk in Thailand in 2016 and credited that experience to his victory at the 2017 Bangladesh Open