Source: News Bharati English14 Nov 2016 13:08:39
Phillipines, November 14: Golfer Shiv Chawrasia won his first title of Asian Tour outside India, won $1 million Resorts World Manila Masters in a thrilling finale hitting a birdie to win a three-way playoff.
“I am very happy. This is my first win outside of India. I am very excited. Everyone has been telling me I have won a lot of times in India and it’s about time to win outside of India. I am glad I did it this week,” said Chawrasia, who bagged $180,000 as prize money.
38 year old, Shiv Chawrasia finished regulation play with a flawless six-under 66 to force his way into a three-way play-off after Fung and Chien had earlier set the clubhouse lead at 19-under 269.
Shiv Chawrasia had won four titles on the Asian Tour in his home country but none abroad. Hence this was his first winning title on foreign soil.