Singh finishes tied 14 at ANA Open in Japan
stalwart Jeev Milkha Singh shot a two-under-par 69 as he finished
in joint 14th position at the ANA Open in Japan.
Singh, the Asian Tours UBS Order of Merit leader, fired a
four-day total of five-under-par 279 and was in tied 14th spot alongside
Thailands Chawalit Plaphol who carded a 70 in the final round.
The 34-year-old Indian got off to a bumpy start when he dropped
a shot at the second hole but replied with a birdie at the par five
fifth hole. He stumbled with another bogey on the 11th hole but
came home strongly with birdies on the 12th, 15th and 17th holes.
After a sluggish second and third round, Thailands Thammanoon
Srirot improved on Sunday with a 69 and claimed tied 48th spot.
Japans Tomohiro Kondo won the event as he fired a 69 to a
winning total of 274.
On the US PGA Tour, Koreas Choi Kyung-ju finished in joint
27th position at the 84 Lumber Classic after carding a 73 in the
final round. He shot a four-day total of four-under-par 284.
Australias young gun Andrew Buckle blasted a three-under-par
68 as he finished in joint sixth place at the Albertsons Boise Open
Presented by First Health.
Buckle, who is ranked fourth on the UBS Order of Merit, fired his
second consecutive 68 as he ended his campaign with a 13-under-par
271 total on the Nationwide Tour event. Compatriot Jarrod Lyle shot
a 69 on Sunday and claimed tied eighth spot.
The Brisbane-born Buckle fired three birdies against two bogeys.
But the highlight of the day for the 23-year-old was the eagle at
the par five 16th hole. Lyle carded two birdies against a lone bogey
on the front nine but ended his day with a final birdie at the 18th
September 18, 2006