Sensational Shiv Kapur shoots 64 to qualify for the Open Championship

Finishing one shot ahead of Kapur was local amateur Grant Forrest who shot 67 and 65 for an 8-under-par aggregate. The third berth from Dunbar went to a 45-year-old Melbourne club professional John Wade, who took a holiday to play the qualifier (70-63).

updated: July 03, 2013 15:42 IST
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Dunbar, Scotland: Seven years after his first and only Major appearance, Shiv Kapur shot a stunning six-under 64 on a rainy afternoon in the second round of the 36-hole qualifier to earn a berth at the 2013 British Open.

Kapur grabbed one of the three spots available from the Local Final Qualifying in Dunbar. The Indians, who was lying tied 11th after a first round of one-under 69, was two-under for the front nine in the second round.

He then went all out on the back nine and nailed four birdies for a flawless 64 and finished the 36-hole qualifiers at seven-under 133.

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