KUALA LUMPUR: Sukree Othman birdied four of his last six holes for a five-under-par 66 and a one-shot lead after the first round of the CIMB National Championship at TPC Kuala Lumpur’s East course on Tuesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: This week’s Malaysian winner at the CIMB National Championship will earn a coveted place in next month’s US$7 million CIMB Classic at TPC Kuala Lumpur and face a star-studded field which will include title holder Pat Perez and two-time past champion Justin Thomas.
KUALA LUMPUR: Ben Leong feels honoured and humbled after being selected by reigning Asian Tour Order of Merit champion Gavin Green as his partner for the ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf from November 22 to 25.
KUALA LUMPUR: Gavin Kyle Green has earned the last and final spot in the ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf later this year after being announced as one of the first 28 players by tournament officials.
KUALA LUMPUR: World number four and two-time champion Justin Thomas will return for another title run at the CIMB Classic from October 11 to 14 alongside Keegan Bradley, Ryder Cup star Paul Casey, Japanese ace Hideki Matsuyama, Xander Schauffele and World Golf Hall of Famers Ernie Els and Davis Love III.
Gavin Kyle Green walked away from the biggest moment of his young career as coolly as he approached it, steadily negotiating the unaccustomed vagaries of links golf and the entirely new experience of competing in a Major championship.
Gavin Kyle Green’s steady progress as he adapts to the unaccustomed vagaries of links golf, and the entirely new experience of competing in a Major, was much in evidence during round three of The Open Championship.
A two-over par 73 in the second round of The Open Championship, added to his first day 72, means that Gavin Green of Malaysia was the last player to make the cut in this year’s third Major. It means he will be at Carnoustie for the weekend in his first ever Open.
Gavin Green has had a rollercoaster first round in the 147th Open Championship, from Carnoustie, finishing with a one-over par 72.