Shubhankar finishes tied-63rd, Horsfield wins second time in three weeks

Newport, August 17

Sam Horsfield recorded his second win in three weeks whereas Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma rounded off the Celtic Classic with a spherical of even-par 71 to complete tied-63rd right here.

Sharma completed with a complete of 2-under 282. It was the primary lower he made in 4 begins in the course of the UK Swing.

Horsfield, who received the Hero Open a fortnight in the past, received the Celtic Classic with a wonderful spherical of 4-under 67 and a complete of 18-under 266 with Thomas Detry (67) second.

Horsfield strikes to the highest of the UK Swing Order of Merit and has secured a spot on the US Open.

Sharma for the third time in 4 days had 4 birdies in his spherical, but in addition for the third time in 4 days had three or extra bogeys in his spherical, negating the great work.

On Sunday he bogeyed 1st, seventh, 11th and 15th, however after every bogey he retrieved the shot with a birdie on fifth, ninth, 13th and 18th.

Sharma will now play in ISPS Handa Wales Open and in addition within the discipline is fellow Indian Shiv Kapur.

Horsfield, 23, began the day one stroke behind Syme, however shared the lead after the primary gap because the younger Scotsman dropped a shot.

The Englishman made consecutive birdies on the third and fourth holes after which birdied the seventh earlier than a two-hour delay brought on by the specter of lightning at Celtic Manor Resort.

After the restart, he parred the following six holes earlier than his fourth birdie of the day on 14th, and he parred his approach house to signal for a bogey-free 67 and an 18 underneath par whole.

Similarly to the Hero Open at Forest of Arden, Belgium’s Thomas Detry completed runner-up to Horsfield after additionally posting a 4-under par, bogey-free spherical.

Sharing third place had been 2016 Ryder Cup participant Thomas Pieters (67), making his first begin because the resumption of the 2020 Race to Dubai, Andrew Johnston (68) of England and Connor Syme (71).

Horsfield can be assured a share of £250,000 as a part of the European Tour’s Good for Golf initiative.

The top-ten on the rankings after the ISPS Handa UK Championship will share the cash to donate to charities of their selection. PTI

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