Indian golfer Shiv Kapur, determined to make up for the missed cut in his opening start in 2015 on the European Tour season, carded a flawless four-under 68 to go with his first round 70 after 36 holes in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, here on Thursday.
Anirban Lahiri, playing his first European Tour event as a full member, shot four-under 68 to make the cut in tied 29th place, while Jeev Milkha Singh carded one-over 73 in the second round to also make the cut at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Open here on Saturday.
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.
Star Indian golfers Jeev Milkha Singh and Shiv Kapur have hailed the Asian Tour's entry into the Middle East and hoped to put their name on the inaugural Dubai Open trophy at The Els Club Dubai next month.
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.
Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh came back strongly in the last four holes to make the cut in the weather-hit Portugal Masters here. Jeev, who shot one-over 72, carded four-under 67 to get to three-under 139 and make the weekend rounds. His round included an eagle and a birdie in the last four holes.
Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Kapur and SSP Chowrasia will have specific goals in mind when they tee off at the Omega European Masters, the only event on European soil to be sanctioned by Asian and European Tours, to be held from September 4 to 7 here.
Shiv Kapur produced a nice midway burst with three birdies in a span of four holes and then added another one to finish with a closing card of four-under, which gave him a share of the 14th place at the 71st Italian Open here.