Gangjee tied 10th, Chowrasia 19th as Noh pulls off win

Kuala Lumpur, March 7 (IANS) Two birdies at the very end saw Rahil Gangjee atone for his earlier mistakes and finish tied 10th at the Maybank Malaysian Open here Sunday.

Gangjee, for the second start in a row was the best Indian at an event, co-sanctioned by European and Asian Tours.

Gangjee, who had slipped from contention to tied 14th at the Avantha Masters, had a decent week with three sib-par rounds and one bad one of 75 on the second day.

Meanwhile, the Korean teen sensation Noh Seung-yul, 18, eked out a dramatic one-stroke victory over star countryman K.J. Choi after pulling off a sensational final-hole birdie.

Gangjee had an eagle chance on the 18th and said, “I was trying to rush my shot (chip in on the 18th hole). A huge crowd seems to get me going. My eagle must have been at least 25 to 30 yards. There was a guy asking me for my ball before my chip, so I gave it to him later.