Unheralded Australian Adam Bland grabbed the halfway lead at the Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship after his cautious approach paid off at the Ohtone Country Club on Friday.
This year`s $1 million Thailand Open has been cancelled because of the deepening political crisis in the divided kingdom where martial law was declared on Tuesday, organisers said.
Team Asia pulled off a stirring comeback in the final round of the inaugural EurAsia Cup to snatch a share of the trophy by taking six of 10 singles matches played Saturday.
Indian young guns Anirban Lahiri and Gaganjeet Bhullar will be aiming to pull the rug from under the feet of Team Europe when the inaugural EurAsia Cup golf begins Thursday.
A disastrous front nine saw Anirban Lahiri falter in the final round of the Queen`s Cup and lose the chance of making a bid for his first Asian Tour outside his home turf.
Australian Andre Stolz triumphed by two shots in the $1-million Thailand Open on Sunday after an enthralling head-to-head battle with home favourite Prayad Marksaeng.
Day in Pics: 31st January
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