Siddikur Rahman will remember his 29th birthday for a very long time.
The Asian Tour star will enjoy the honour of becoming the first Bangladeshi player to tee up at the World Cup of Golf which starts on Thursday and he intends to enjoy the walk at Royal Melbourne Golf Club with a strong showing.
"It's nice to be in my first World Cup on my 29th birthday today. I'm really excited and I'm glad to play in this tournament. I'm proud with what I have achieved. I have received a lot of messages from my fans and friends on Facebook and emails and they are encouraging me to play well and it's good for me and good for golf in Bangladesh," said Siddikur.