Chowrasia ends tied 30th in Asia Pacific Open

Kobe: SSP Chowrasia was the lone Indian to break par with a three-under 68 in the final round to sign off a creditable tied 30th in the Asia Pacific Open golf tournament here on Sunday.

Chowrasia ended his campaign with a total of two-over 215 after striking four birdies against a lone bogey on the final day.

Among other Indians, Anirban Lahiri was next best-placed golfer at tied 55th after returning a two-over 73, which comprised three bogeys, all of them in the front-nine, against a lone birdie.

Lahiri`s overall total stood at seven-over 220 in the tournament which had to be reduced to 54 holes after the opening day was washed out due to rain.

Gaganjeet Bhullar, who led the pack after the opening round, came up with his worst card of the week -- a seven-over 78.

Bhullar`s overall total of eight-over 221 left him tied 59th on the leaderboard.

The Punjab-pro could not manage a single birdie, dropping
five bogeys and a double bogey.

Brendon Jones (66) clinched the title by a stroke with a total of five-under 207.