Gangjee finishes tied 42nd in Utah Championship

Updated: Aug 01, 2011, 12:00 PM IST

Utah (USA): Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee carded a creditable three-under 68 in the final round to rise 12 places and sign off tied 42nd at the Utah Championships golf tournament here.

Gangjee ended his campaign with a total of seven-under 277.

Indian-origin Swede Daniel Chopra also played a final round of 68 and moved up marginally from tied 62nd to 59th with a total of three-under 281.

Gangjee bogeyed the seventh hole for his only error of the day and found birdies on the eighth, 10th, 13th and 18th holes.

JJ Killeen completed a fine win with a final round 65 and picked his maiden Nationwide title at the Willow Creek Country Club.

He followed up his sterling first round with a 67-68-65 finish and shared at least a tie for the lead after every round.

His 22-under 262 tied the tournament 72-hole record. He finished four shots clear of Jeff Gove with whom he shared the lead after three rounds.