And Thongchai, a two-time winner of the Asian Tour of Merit, said he was also donating personal items,Flood cash to be eyeballed-wire mesh, including clubs, shoes and shirts.
Military Barriers/Hesco Bastions
Thailand's worst floods in half a century devastated vast areas of the kingdom and left more than 600 people dead.
Thailand's Thongchai in floods appeal
The Thai Golf Championship is donating money raised from ticket sales to help support flood relief.
An estimated US$5 million has reportedly been added to the Thai event by state-owned companies, and world No 2 Rory McIlroy, world No 3 Lee Westwood and Major winner Darren Clarke have all signed up.
Thailand's top golfer Thongchai Jaidee on Thursday defended the money being used to lure star players to next week's Thai Golf Championships,不锈钢生丝, saying the event can help raise funds for victims of recent flooding.
The QIAOSHI's Military Barriers or Hesco Bastions is a modern gabion used for flood control and military fortification. It is made of a collapsible wire mesh container and heavy duty fabric liner, and used as a temporary to semi-permanent dike or barrier against blast or small-arms. One of the less heralded life- and labor-saving devices of war, it is used on nearly every United States Military base in Iraq as well as on NATO bases in Afghanistan.
Originally designed for use on beaches and marshes for erosion and flood control,School opening postponed to Dec 13-Hesco barrier, the Hesco Bastion quickly became a popular security device in the 1990s.
"Without the sponsors' money we don't have a tournament and then players don't get to play. These sorts of events promote sports but they also can help charities which is what my country needs right now."
Thongchai was speaking a day after countryman Thaworn Wiratchant accused the Thai government of wasting money on luring big-name international players to the inaugural event in Bangkok next week.
"I think this event can bring attention to Thailand and by having these stars here we can help a lot of the charities raise money," said Thongchai on the sidelines of the UBS Hong Kong Open.
"While it might be a good idea to show the rest of the world that Thailand is back to normal,Plain steel wire, I think the money could have been used to helping the thousands of people affected by the floods," Thaworn said.