Jaravee Boonchant is yet another talented and emerging female golfer in the world. Boonchant shared the first-round lead with Sweden’s Linn Grant. The 24-year-old Thai golfer matched Grant’s bogey-free record of 7-under 64 after holding out for an eagle from 128 yards on her second shot of the round. After missing four straight cuts, including at the Women’s PGA and US Open, Boonchant, who is vying for her maiden LPGA championship, has shown her tenacity and self-assurance.
Boonchant was born on 23rd May 1999 in Bangkok, Thailand, and started playing golf at the age of six. Her parents are Booncherd and Charupan Boonchant who lives in Thailand. She moved to the United States when she was 14 to pursue her education and golf career. While a student at IMG Academy in Florida, Boonchant achieved academic and athletic success.
Many junior competitions were won by Boonchant, including the AJGA Thunderbird International Junior and the Rolex Girls Junior Championship. In international games including the Asian Games and the World Junior Girls Championship, she also represented Thailand.
Jaravee Boonchant Career
Boonchant continued her success at Duke University, where she was a four-time All-American and a member of the 2019 national championship team. Boonchant earned a psychology degree and a diploma in markets and management studies before graduating in May 2021.
With three All-ACC honors and an incredible four All-American selections under her belt, Jaravee’s name has become synonymous with excellence. Over the course of four seasons, she displayed unrivaled consistency, boasting a remarkable 71.99 stroke average. This outstanding achievement secured her a prestigious third place in Duke University’s record books for the best career stroke average.
Jaravee’s prowess on the course extended beyond impressive statistics. Her golfing finesse translated into an awe-inspiring display of talent, including a notable seven eagles that propelled her to a tied fifth position on the Blue Devil career charts. Moreover, her remarkable 54 rounds played at even or under par ranked her as a formidable competitor, tied for fifth at Duke University.
Shortly after, Boonchant became a professional, and in the Mizuho Americas Open, where she made her debut, she tied for 11th place. Boonchant joined the other six Thai players on the LPGA Tour after obtaining her card from Q-School. Boonchant has been praised for her consistency, accuracy, and calmness on the course.
She has a smooth swing and a solid short game, as well as a strong mental approach. Boonchant expresses gratitude for the support she received from her relatives, teachers, and coworkers. Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn are two Thai golfers she admires because they inspired her to pursue her ambitions.
Jaravee Boonchant Biography
|23 May 1999
|Age (as of 2023)
|in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
|in Kilograms – 50 kg – in Pounds – 110 lbs
Jaravee Boonchant is currently dating her boyfriend Sadom Kaewkanjana who is a professional golfer as well. He represented his nation Thailand in international events from 2015-2018. The couple is enjoying their passion together and quite often plays golf while spending quality time together. Boonchant has a supportive family, friends, and admirers who always encourage her.
Jaravee Boonchant loves to use social media to connect with her fans and share her experiences. She has over 20,000 followers on Instagram and over 10,000 followers on Twitter ). Additionally, Boonchant maintains a website where she posts news, pictures, and videos. Boonchant is friendly with her fans on social media and she makes her fans feel valued and appreciated.
Jaravee Boonchant Net Worth
Boonchant has an estimated net worth of $500,000 and she continues to play on the LPGA Tour and earn more prize money and endorsements. Boonchant is currently sponsored by Titleist, FootJoy, Mizuho Bank, and IMG Academy.