Chikka ends tied 16th in Malaysia Open

Chikka ends tied 16th in Malaysia Open

Chikka ends tied 16th in Malaysia Open

Shah Alam, Mar 09:

S. Chikkarangappa (67) was the top Indian finisher at the end of a rain-shortened Bandar Malaysia Open here on Sunday.

Chikka, who shot 68 in first round, had a 73 in the second and finished his 54 holes in eight-under 208 and tied 16th (T-16).

Rashid Khan, who was in danger of missing the cut after first round, shot 67-67 in the second and final rounds to finish at six-under and rose to T-31, while Shiv Kapur (71-70-70) was T-38 at five-under.

Rahil Gangjee (72) and Aman Raj (73) were T-53 at three-under 213.

American Trevor Simsby picked up his first Asian Tour title after sinking a four-foot birdie putt to emerge triumphant on the second play-off hole against Andrew Dodt of Australia.

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