Superb fifth-place finish for SSP Chowrasia in Hong Kong Open
SSP Chowrasia’s superb comeback continued with yet another fine finish as he ended a creditable tied fifth at the Hong Kong Open golf here on Sunday.
The 36-year-old two-time winner of joint-sanctioned events carded a final round of three-under 67, despite a closing bogey that ultimately proved costly. It was Chowrasia’s fourth top-five finish on the Asian Tour this year and he has also finished in top-10 twice on European Tour. ‘I feel my game is coming around and I am playing with much greater confidence,’ said Chowrasia, who finished at nine-under 271, four shots behind winner Australian Scott Hend (67), who beat Filipino Angelo Que (66) in a play-off after both were tied at 13-under 267.
Rahil Gangjee (66) and Jyoti Randhawa (72) were tied for 15th at six-under 274, while the fourth Indian, who made the cut, Shiv Kapur (69) was tied 20th at five-under 275.