Chiangmai Golf: Rashid Khan Wins Second Title of the Year, Jyoti Randhawa Finishes Second

Rashid Khan's winning cheque of USD 135,000 will also catapult him into the top-10 of the Asian Tour Order of Merit rankings and also get him into the top-200 of world rankings, making him the second highest ranked Indian golfer after Anirban Lahiri.

Updated: November 16, 2014 18:34 IST
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Rashid Khan poses with the trophy after winning the Chiangmai Golf classic.


Chiangmai, Thailand: Rising Indian golfer Rashid Khan lifted his second title of the year, carding a brilliant four-under 68 in the final round to clinch the Chiangmai Golf Classic at the Alpine Golf Resort on Sunday.

Rashid, who lifted the SAIL-SBI Open earlier this year for his maiden Asian Tour win, had rounds of 68, 69, 66 and 68 to total 17-under 271 and finish one shot ahead of veteran Jyoti Randhawa (68-65-70-69) and Thailand's Thanyakon Khrongpha (69-65-67-71), who were both at 16-under 272.

It was the second successive week an Indian won on the Asian Tour, following Chowrasia's win last week in Delhi at the Panasonic Open India.

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