Veteran Indian golfer Arjun Atwal Sunday ended a frustrating four-year title drought by winning the inaugural Dubai Open by one stroke after South Korean teenager Wang Jeung-hun bogeyed the final hole at the par-72 Els Club Dubai here.
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.
Anirban Lahiri kept his cool and stayed patient on a difficult scoring day as he battled to a second-round card of one-over-par 73 to stay in contention for the Order of Merit race and also the US$1 million Thailand Golf Championship, here on Friday.
Anirban Lahiri gave himself a fair chance to chase Order of Merit leader, David Lipsky as he Indian fired a superb five-under 66 to make amends for his first round 74 at the BANK BRI Indonesia Open on Friday.
Gaganjeet Bhullar and Jeev Milkha Singh dropped down further on the third day of the KLM Open after carding 75 and 72 respectively in the third round late on Saturday. Bhullar is now tied 66th, while Jeev is 72nd at the event.
PGA Tour champions Daniel Chopra of Sweden and India’s Arjun Atwal, who is also a double Malaysian Open winner, will be amongst a star-studded cast at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters next week.