Shubhankar Sharma shoots 66 to finish tied-30 at Kenya Savannah Classic

Key Highlights:

→ Daniel Van Tonder wins Kenya Savannah Classic

→ Shubhankar cards five-under to finish tied-30

→ Gaganjeet Bhullar finishes at tied-42nd position

Shubhankar Sharma carded a five-under 66 on the final day, his fourth consecutive round in the 60s this week, to finish Tied-30 at the Kenya Savannah Classic on Friday.

Sharma’s rounds of (69,69,69), and 66 gave him a four-day aggregate of 11-under 273 at the European Tour’s  €1,000,000 event.

Gaganjeet Bhullar, who shot 67-66 in the two middle rounds, lost his momentum in the final round and finished with 72 to drop from T-27 to T-42.

The third Indian playing at the event SSP Chawrasia had earlier missed the cut with 75-66.

Daniel Van Tonder wins Kenya Savannah Classic

Daniel Van Tonder
Daniel Van Tonder

The South African Daniel Van Tonder birdied the 18th in regulation to get to 21-under. That ultimately got him into a play-off, where he beat Jazz Janewattananond (64) on the third playoff hole with another birdie on 18th for his maiden European Tour title.

Both were tied second overnight behind leader Justin Harding (73) who faded to T-13.

Justin Harding, the winner of the last event, looked set for a second straight win, before he faltered in the final round with three bogeys and a double-bogey on 18th saw him fall to T-13.

Posted on: 2021 Mar 27 Sat
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