British Open: Asian golfers to meet in Singapore

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:39 IST

Thirty-seven of Asia's top golfers will tee-off in Singapore in a bid to earn one of Asia's four berths at the British Open.

Kuala Lumpur:
Thirty-seven of Asia's top golfers will tee-off in Singapore next week in a bid to earn one of Asia's four berths at this year's British Open. India's Shiv Kapur and Amandeep Johl, Australia's Andrew Buckle and Angelo Que of the Philippines lead the lineup for the Apr 6-7 qualifying tournament. Other contenders include Thai players Prom Meesawat and Chapchai Nirat and home hero Mardan Mamat. The top four players after 36 holes will book their berths for the July 20-23 British Open at Royal Liverpool, England. Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant has already won an exemption into the Open after winning the 2005 Asian Tour Order of Merit. Mamat is gunning for a third appearance at the world's oldest major. (AP)
Topics : Golf
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