Chowrasia, Gangjee disappoint; Kapur rises

Chowrasia, Gangjee disappoint; Kapur rises

Indian golfers SSP Chowrasia and Rahil Gangjee made a disappointing finish while Canada’s Richard T Lee claimed a sensational comeback victory at the Solaire Open at the expense of home favourite Angelo Que whose title chances were dashed after one bad hole here on Sunday.

Chowrasia followed up his pathetic six-over 77 in the third round with another poor four-over 75 in the final round and finished tied 27th at the challenging The Country Club. Chowrasia, who had good first two rounds of 68 each, finished with a four-day total of 288.Gangjee also had a poor final round of five-over 76 and finished with a score of 291.

Kapur tied fourthShiv Kapur overcame his blues on the front nine and turned in a five-under 67 that catapulted him to tied fourth after the third round of the Trophee Hassan II golf tournament in Agadir, Morocco.

Kapur is now eight-under for three days but as many as nine shots behind the runaway leader, Alejandro Canizares (69) at the Golf du Palais Royal.India’s other challenger Gaganjeet Bhullar, after a first day 67, has had 73 and 74 on next two days and is now tied 38th.

While Kapur had six birdies and just one bogey on front nine, Bhullar, recovered on the back nine with two birdies an eagle on par-5 17th.