Tangkamolprasert grabs first Asian Tour title at Macao Open | Reuters

Thailand's Pavit Tangkamolprasert edged out Indian Anirban Lahiri in a playoff to win his first Asian Tour title at the Macao Open on Sunday.The 27-year-old shot a closing seven-under-par 64 to tie with Lahiri, who won the tournament in 2014, on 268.Tangkamolprasert then birdied the par-five 18th, the first hole of the playoff, while his opponent found water with his second stroke en route to a bogey. Former world number five Ian Poulter, making his competitive return after a four-and-a-half month absence caused by a foot problem, ended up in 28th place on 281

Reuters October 16, 2016 13:25:16 IST
Tangkamolprasert grabs first Asian Tour title at Macao Open
| Reuters

Tangkamolprasert grabs first Asian Tour title at Macao Open
 Reuters

Thailand's Pavit Tangkamolprasert edged out Indian Anirban Lahiri in a playoff to win his first Asian Tour title at the Macao Open on Sunday.The 27-year-old shot a closing seven-under-par 64 to tie with Lahiri, who won the tournament in 2014, on 268.Tangkamolprasert then birdied the par-five 18th, the first hole of the playoff, while his opponent found water with his second stroke en route to a bogey.

Former world number five Ian Poulter, making his competitive return after a four-and-a-half month absence caused by a foot problem, ended up in 28th place on 281.

(Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Tony Jimenez)

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