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Shiv Kapur enjoys share of the lead at Royal Cup

Prom Meesawat of Thailand shot a four-under-par 67 for a seven-under-par 135 total to share first place with Shiv Kapur of India after the second round of the US$500,000 Royal Cup.

The experienced Thai golfer was feeling very positive about his game from the first hole at the Phoenix Gold Golf and Country and he had the result to show for it. Prom carded three birdies and an eagle during the round.


Pannakorn crowned 2017 Asian Development Tour Order of Merit champion

Thai hotshot Pannakorn Uthaipas won the prestigious Asian Development Tour (ADT) crown after closing with a three-under-par 68 to finish in tied-31st place at the season-ending Boonchu Ruangkit Championship on Sunday.

Pannakorn, who held the Order of Merit lead heading into the season-finale, sealed the deal after his closest competitors Masaru Takahashi of Japan missed the halfway cut and American John Catlin finished outside top-three at the Rancho Charnvee Resort and Country Club.


Namchok survives play-off to win Boonchu Ruangkit Championship

Thailand’s Namchok Tantipokhakul defeated countryman Chanachok Dejpiratanamongkol on the second play-off hole to win his second Asian Development Tour (ADT) title at the Boonchu Ruangkit Championship on Sunday.

The 30-year-old Namchok, who held a five-shot lead heading into the final round, fired three birdies in his opening five holes but dropped a shot on nine to turn in 33. He stumbled with another double-bogey on 12 before trading two bogeys against a birdie in the next four holes.


American Casey Danielson wins Lalla Aicha Tour School

American Casey Danielson led the qualifiers for the Ladies European Tour’s 2018 season after a thrilling final day of golf at Lalla Aicha Tour School in Marrakech, Morocco.

As the sun set over the Atlas Mountains on the desert-style Palm Golf Ourika course, 25 women earned their full 2018 Tour cards and 35 more were eligible for partial status.


Casey Danielson leads group of Final 60 at Lalla Aicha Tour School

After the completion of four rounds at the Final Stage of Lalla Aicha Tour School, 60 players made the cut at two-over-par and will progress to play in the fifth and final round at Palm Golf Ourika in Marrakech on Wednesday.

With 25 full cards being contested for the 2018 Ladies European Tour season, there were exactly 25 players on four-under-par or better after the completion of 72 holes on Tuesday afternoon. 


Danielson charges to solo lead after round two at Lalla Aicha Tour School

American Casey Danielson took the lead on day two at the LET’s Lalla Aicha Tour School – Final Stage, being played over the Amelkis Golf and Palm Golf Ourika courses in Marrakech, Morocco.

On a chilly day in the Ochre City, Danielson, from Asceola, Wisconsin, drilled in six birdies for a flawless 66 at the Amelkis Golf course, which tied for the best score of the second round with Ainil Bakar from Malaysia and Elina Nummenpaa from Finland, who also played on the Amelkis course.


Rose crowns year with sensational win at Indonesian Masters

England’s Justin Rose capped a sensational year by signing off with a final round 10-under-par 62 to win the Indonesian Masters presented by Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI), Bank Mandiri, Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) and Telkom Indonesia on Sunday.

The marathon week, where the Indonesian Masters was hit by multiple weather suspensions did not faze the world number six. After completing 10 holes from his third round in the morning, Rose was back at the starting tee in 30 minutes. 


Malaysia's Green honoured at Asian Tour's 2017 Award nightMalaysia's Green honoured at Asian Tour's 2017 Award night

Malaysia’s Gavin Green was named the Asian Tour Players’ Player of the Year to cap off a fantastic 2017 season where he also won the prestigious Order of Merit crown.

Green was recognized by his peers through a voting process for a highly successful season where he won his first Asian Tour title at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters and finished second thrice. 


India's Chikka retains Asian Tour card

Chikkarangappa S. secured the final Asian Tour card for 2018 after finishing tied 20th at the Indonesian Masters presented by Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI), Bank Mandiri, Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) and Telkom Indonesia on Sunday.

The Indian was ecstatic with the result which pushed him to 61st position on the Order of Merit and immediately thanked his good friend and former Order of Merit winner Anirban Lahiri for helping him rise to the occasion. 


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