Viraj Madappa and Rashid Khan stored their nerves and held their rivals at bay to earn the coveted Asian Video games berths in golf after a gruelling five-round affair, on Saturday. From the ladies’s part, newbie Avani Prashanth booked her ticket to the Video games. Avani continued her spectacular march as she shot a gradual closing spherical of 1-under 71 and completed forward of Jahanvi Bakshi, who, after 4 an identical playing cards of 69, shot 70 on the ultimate day.
Madappa, who shot every of his 5 rounds beneath par with playing cards of 66-68-71-69-67, pipped Rashid to the submit as 4 greatest rounds had been counted and for that he was two forward.
Of his 5 rounds, Madappa’s third spherical of 71 was discarded, whereas within the case of Rashid (68-73-67-66-71), the second spherical was discarded. That left Madappa with a complete of 18-under 270, whereas Rashid’s whole was 16-under 272.
Avani’s whole of 4 greatest rounds was 14-under 274, whereas Jahanvi’s 4 greatest rounds added as much as 12-under 276. Hitaashee Bakshi, whose 66 was the most effective closing spherical card, had the third greatest whole of 6-under 282 for 4 rounds.
Sixteen males competed for 2 berths within the males’s part and 11 girls competed for one berth.
Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma, the highest two world ranked Indians amongst males, and Aditi Ashok and Tvesa Malik, the highest two world ranked girls got direct berths into the Asian Video games groups.
As Madappa had seven birdies in opposition to one double bogey, Rashid had three birdies and one bogey.
Karandeep Kochhar had a closing spherical of 71, which was his worst of the week, and his earlier 4 rounds gave him a complete of 14-under 274, whereas newbie Krishnav Nikhil Chopra shot a 67 on the ultimate day and completed fourth with a rating of 10-under 278 for 4 greatest rounds. His earlier rounds had been 72-69-71-71.
Tied for fourth with Chopra was Veer Ahlawat (66-73-69-71-72). Udayan Mane, the one participant aside from Madappa and Kochhar, to have 5 under-par rounds was sixth with a greatest 4 spherical whole of 9-under 279.
Yuvraj Sandhu appeared to be within the operating until he bogeyed the eighth and adopted it up with quadruple bogey 9 on Par-5 ninth gap. That ended all his hopes and he was T-7 at 8-under 280 alongside S Chikkarangappa and Khalin Joshi.
The Asian Video games are scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25.
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