Home favourite Thanyakon Khrongpha continued his strong form by upstaging the headline Ryder Cup acts to grab a share of the first round lead at the Asian Tour`s $1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Thursday.
Triple major winner Padraig Harrington overcame an early final round wobble and a brave charge from Thailand`s Thanyakon Khrongpha to win the Asian Tour`s Indonesia Open by two shots following a dramatic final hole on Sunday.
Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa produced a brilliant fourth and final round to finish tied seventh while compatriot Anirban Lahiri had a difficult outing and had to be content with a tied 15th place at the $750,000 BANK BRI Indonesia Open here Sunday.
Ireland`s Padraig Harrington put himself in a strong position to end his four-year victory drought by opening up a five-shot lead with 23 holes of the Indonesia Open remaining after Saturday`s third round was cut short by poor weather.
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.
Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal cruised into the women`s singles quarterfinals of the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open Super Series even as India`s challenge ended in the women`s doubles event with the ouster of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, here on Thursday.
Gaganjeet Bhullar, who won the first of his four Asian Tour titles in Jakarta, revived those happy memories as he charged into a two-shot lead at the Indonesia Open after shooting an opening seven-under-par 64 on Thursday.
He claims to have gotten rid of the overconfidence that hurt his prospects last week and rising Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar says he is ready to revive that winning feeling when he tees off with some of Asia`s best at the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open from Thursday.
An erratic Saina Nehwal failed to defend her title at the Indonesian Super Series Premier after suffering a three-game defeat to Germany's Juliane Schenk in the semifinals of the women's singles competition here on Saturday.