Gaganjeet Bhullar, who was forced to take a nearly three-month break due to injury, got off to a steady start with a three-under 69 to remain at 10th spot at the inaugural Dubai Open despite a late double bogey at the Els Club, Dubai, here on Thursday.
Indian golfers Chiragh Kumar and Shiv Kapur finished tied ninth and 20th, respectively, after the fourth and final round of the $1 million Resorts World Manila Masters as overnight leader Mardan Mamat of Singapore romped to a title victory Sunday after two years.
A four-birdie streak on his first nine saw Arjun Atwal (68) reach tied 15th spot alongside Rashid Khan (71) at four-under 140 at the midway stage of the USD 1 million Resorts World Manila Masters here on Friday.
Rashid Khan turned in a strong birdie-birdie finish to move into second place, even as overnight leader Jyoti Randhawa bogeyed the closing hole to drop alongside him after the penultimate round of the Chiangmai Golf Classic here on Saturday.
After a string of good results this season, SSP Chowrasia, a two-time winner on Asian and European Tours in joint-sanctioned events, says he is confident of coming up with a good show in the Panasonic Open and is convinced that a win is not too far away.
On a rather windy day, Rahil Gangjee (71) rode on three birdies on the front nine to move into tied 11th position at the end of the halfway stage of the USD650,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters here on Friday.
Chiragh Kumar, coming off a long off-season following struggles with injuries and form, opened the Yeangder Tournament Players Championships with a fine four-under 68 that gave him a share of third place at the end of the first round on Thursday.
Chiragh Kumar continued his fine run over the last five weeks, carding a bogey-free three-under 68 on a rain-delayed day to be the best placed Indian at tied 30th after the second round of the USD 6 million Barclays Singapore Open on Friday.
Chiragh Kumar was rewarded for his consistency as he fired a five-under 67 on the final round to pip overnight leader Anirban Lahiri and Vikrant Chopra to clinch the Rs one crore Bilt Open golf title on Saturday.