Home Favourite Chiragh Kumar Wins Maiden Asian Tour Title

Updated: 08 November 2015 18:38 IST

The overnight leader Chiragh Kumar bogeyed the fifth hole but sank three birdies in his final two-under par round of 70 for a total of 275 and a three-shot win over Thaworn Wiratchant (69) of Thailand and Siddikur Rahman (72) of Bangladesh.

Home Favourite Chiragh Kumar Wins Maiden Asian Tour Title
Chiragh Kumar of India is pictured with the winner’s trophy at the end of the Panasonic Open India tournament at the Delhi Golf Club © AFP

New Delhi:

Chiragh Kumar used his familiarity with the Delhi Golf Club to help him win his maiden Asian Tour title at the Panasonic Open India on Sunday. (Golfer Anirban Lahiri Finishes Tied-40th at WGC-HSBC Champions)

The overnight leader bogeyed the fifth hole but sank three birdies in his final two-under par round of 70 for a total of 275 and a three-shot win over Thaworn Wiratchant (69) of Thailand and Siddikur Rahman (72) of Bangladesh.

"I was a little nervous out there today, I didn't start too well," the 31-year-old Indian said.

"I really had to keep everything together, and I am happy the way I played after that.

"I know the course well, I just sank a few more putts and I think I had the home advantage."

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