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Golf player Gaganjeet Bhullar wins second title of this season : Indonesia Open

 Jakarta: Gaganjeet Bhullar of India won the US$300,000 BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open on Monday. He scored 68 runs in the match.

In 2013, Bhullar wins the Asian Tour and secured second title of the match in 2016 by scoring 16-under-par 272 runs at the Pondok Indah Golf Course.

On Monday, He completed his remaining three holes on Monday morning. He could not able to showcase their good performance due to bad weather on Sunday.

Jeev Milkha Singh of India won Asian Tour for two times and achieved number one position.  Since 2012, he made bogey on the 17th hole to end on 72.

Apart from Milkha Singh, other players of Thailand Danthai Boonma (67), Panuphol Pittayarat (68) and Tour rookie Johannes Veerman (69) of the United States finished second on 275s.

On Sunday, Bhullar ended five birdies in seven holes before coming back to par his last three holes. He secured his second victory in two months.

Bhullar has become fifth player with his win at the BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open. The top five list of players include Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand, Frank Nobilo of New Zealand, Frankie Minoza of the Philippines and Lu Hsi-chuen of Chinese Taipei.

“It is never simple in a Monday match especially when you only have a two-shot lead. I slept at 7pm last night and woke up at 2am because there was so much adrenaline rush. I just couldn’t focus on anything.” Bhullar said.

“I was not focused on sleeping. I just could not divert my mind anywhere else apart from the last few holes. At the end of the day I’m proud of myself and I’m glad I pulled it off,” said Bhullar.

“I was full of confidence from tee number one. I told myself that I will play aggressive golf and gave myself a lot of birdie chances. I putted really well and made single putts in the first seven holes,” Bhullar said.

“The week was difficult, it was not easy at all. It was a test of patience but my past experience of winning here before helped. I’ve won before in stop and go week before. The experience really counted this week,” he said.

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