Kuala Lumpur: India's rising star Gaganjeet Bhullar says being on top of the Asian Tour Order of Merit will not add unwanted pressure in his search for glory at the US$2.75 million Maybank Malaysian Open which starts on Thursday.
Bhullar, a four-time Asian Tour winner, enjoyed a second place finish at the Avantha Masters in India last weekend thanks to a battling final round of eight-under-par 64. The result propelled him to the summit of the Order of Merit with winnings of US$262,648.
"If I can carry this form till the end of the season then I will feel some pressure. There are many big tournaments. Subconsciously it is in my mind that I'm leading the Order of Merit and that's one of my goals to win it but there's no pressure as of now," said the 24-year-old.