Timely Birthday Gift for Gandranata

George Gandranata triumphed in Langkawi.
George Gandranata triumphed in Langkawi.

Langkawi, Malaysia: George Gandranata closed with a one-under-par 70 to become the first player from Indonesia to win on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) at the PGM LADA Langkawi Championship.
Gandranata, who celebrated his 30th birthday on Tuesday, held a one-shot advantage heading into the final round.
But he stumbled with a double-bogey on the second before fighting back with five birdies against two bogeys to triumph by two shots with a winning total of 14-under 270 at the Gunung Raya Golf Resorts.
Malaysian Danny Chia came second after carding a 69 while Australian Jordan Sherratt and Malcolm Kokocinski of Sweden shared third on 274 following rounds of 67 and 73 respectively at the RM200,000 (about US$46,600) event.
American John Michael O’Toole returned the day’s best score of 65 to finish five shots back in fifth place with Korean Kim Chan-woo, who posted a 66. Current Order of Merit leader Itthipat Buranatanyarat of Thailand signed off with a 76 to slip to tied-19th on 281.
“It was really special. The win means a lot to me. To win my first international title on my birthday week makes it even more special. I am overwhelmed,” he said.
“I got off to a rough start. I hit a bad approach shot on second which resulted in a lost ball and a double-bogey but I told myself to keep calm. I convinced myself that I can make the putts as I have been playing well all week,” Gandranata added.
Gandranata, who took home the winner’s cheque for US$8,693, moved up to sixth place on the Order of Merit and received six Official World Golf Ranking points courtesy of his win.
 
 

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