Bhullar, Lahiri to lead Indian challenge

Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 12:16

New Delhi: Gaganjeet Bhullar and Anirban
Lahiri, who teamed up to grab a silver medal five years ago at
the Asian Games in Doha, will come together again to try and
grab a berth in the Omega Mission Hills Golf World Cup later
this year.

The highly talented duo, who have three wins between them
on the Asian Tour, will form the Indian challenge at the Omega
Mission Hills World Cup Asian Qualifying next week at the Seri
Selangor Golf Club.

There will be three berths available from the Asian
Qualifying.

Bhullar, a two-time winner on the Asian Tour, won the
inaugural European Challenge Tour event in India, besides
three other wins on the domestic Indian PGTI Tour.

Lahiri, who won his maiden Asian Tour title at the
Panasonic Masters, also has two wins on the Indian Tour.

With seven wins between them on various Tours this
season, the duo is keen to make their debut at the USD 7.5
million Omega Mission Hills World Cup in China in November.

A total of 19 teams have signed up for the qualifier at
the challenging Seri Selangor Golf Club.

The format of competition at the biennial Omega Mission
Hills World Cup Asian Qualifying will be the same as the Omega
Mission Hills World Cup, with four-ball (better ball) being
played in the first and third rounds and foursomes (alternate
shot) used in the second and final rounds.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 12:16

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