Rahil Gangjee opens season with top-10 finish, Lankan Mithun Perera misses title

Overnight leader Chawalit was tied with Mithun on 17-under heading into the last hole but the Thai set up a three-foot birdie putt with an exquisite approach shot at the par five 18th hole to win his fourth Asian Tour title at the Royal Mingalardon Golf and Country Club.

updated: February 24, 2013 18:45 IST
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Yangon, Myanmar: Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee carded a sedate two-under 70 to open his season with a fine top-10 finish at the Zaykabar Myanmar Open on Sunday.

Gangjee, who suffered an early setback in the form of a double bogey on the par-5 second hole, finished with a four-day total of 14-under 274 in tied seventh place.

Himmat Rai also suffered a double bogey though late in the round on par-3 15th but still finished with a 68 and moved to a creditable tied 13th at 12-under 276.

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