Golf: Indians fail to make Open Championships, Kiradech Aphibarnrat tops

Overnight leader Siddikur agonisingly missed out on the top-four spots after sending his tee shot into the water on the par-three 17th for a double bogey.

updated: March 01, 2013 15:58 IST
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Chonburi (Thailand): None of the three Indians in fray made the grade at the International Final Qualifying (Asia) on Friday as Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat led the four qualifiers into the prestigious Open Championships at Muirfield. (File photo: Gaganjeet Bhullar)

The other three were Japanese duo amateur Hideki Matsuyama, Daisuke Maruyama and China's Wu Ashun.

Anirban Lahiri, who went through to the Open via the IFQ last year, was the best Indian at tied 23rd with rounds of 73 and 68. Himmat Rai (73-71) was tied 41st and Gaganjeet Bhullar (74-76) was further behind.

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