Singapore finish 17th at World Cup, Korea 19th
Mardan Mamat and Lam Chih Bing closed in with a two-under-par 69
as they finished in 17th place at the World Golf Championship
Barbados World Cup on Sunday.
After a solid start, the Korean pair of Hur Suk-ho and Charlie Wi,
the Maybank Malaysian Open winner, delivered a closing 75 and claimed
19th place at the Sandy Lanes Resort. With a 283 total, the Koreans
were three strokes off the pace from the Singaporean pair.
Germanys Bernhard Langer and Marcel Sim took the top prize
after defeating Scottish duo of Colin Montgomerie and Marc Warren
in the first play-off hole. The win was Germanys second in
the World Cup.
Asian Tour member Michael Wright of Australia finished tied eighth
in the Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship after closing
with a 67. Youngster Jarrod Lyle blasted his second straight 69
as he finished in tied 16th place. His 10-under-par 278 total was
a stroke better than compatriot Brad Kennedy who fired a closing
Terry Pilkadaris, last years Brunei Open winner, shot a 71
in tied 26 spot while Unho Park was in joint 50th position after
a 70. Gavin Flint stumbled to a 74 and finished seven spots below
Park while Gary Simpson carded a 76 in lone 64th place.
Nick OHern claimed the top spot after a play-off triumph over
Peter Lonard as both players were tied after four rounds with a
22-under-par 266 total.
At the Alfred Dunhill Championship, Des Terblanche, a former Asian
Tour regular, closed in with a poor 76 as he claimed joint 11th
position after a 283 total. Simon Nash was placed tied 20th after
a 71 while Pulai Springs Malaysian Masters winner Anton Haig fired
a similar score and claimed tied 32nd spot. Hendrik Buhrmann ended
his campaign with a 77 in tied 71st place.
Spains Alvaro Quiros emerged the winner after a 67 for a 275
December 11, 2006