Shubhankar, Chawrasia, Bhullar liderarán el desafío de la India ante los Masters británicos
SOUTHPORT (United Kingdom): Shubhankar Sharma , SSP Chawrasia & Gaganjeet Bhullar Will Lead The India Charge At The Betfred British Teachers Golf Tournament Starting Thursday.
Shubhankar, Who Has Two European Tour titles under his belt , is one of the three Indians in the field this week - the other two being Chawrasia , four-time winner on European Tour , & Bhullar , whose sole win on the Tour came in Fiji last year.
Chawrasia Will Be The First Of The Three To Tee Off Early At 7.30 Am Thursday Alongside Darren Fichardt And Oliver Fisher, While Bhullar Goes Out With Hugo Leon And Niklas Lemke And Then Shubhankar Plays With Sam Horsfield And Jason Scrivener In The Afternoon.
Shubhankar Got A Taste Of The Windy Tough And Wet Conditions Here Wednesday And Said He Was Relieved That The Weather Was Going To Be Better For The Rest Of The Week.
" This Course Can Be Very Difficult In Windy Conditions Like Today During The Pro-Am. I Am Told The Weather Will Be Better Next Few Days," He Said.
" I Had A Good Outing With Anirban (Lahiri) At Zurich Classic On PGA Tour We Were 19-under And 20-under And We Were In Top Five I Spent Some Time In Manchester And London And I Feel Like This Week, We Have A String Of Big Events And Then The Open."
This is Shubhankar's first appearance at the British Teachers .
Chawrasia is playing the British Teachers for only the second time. He was there in Newcastle in 2017 , when he finished 66th.
Meanwhile , Tommy Fleetwood is relishing the prospect of teeing up in the town he grew up in as the European Tour returns to Hillside for the first time in 37 years.
The Englishman is acting as the fifth host of the British Teachers since its return to the European Tour 's international schedule in 2015 , following in the footsteps of Luke Donald , Ian Poulter , Justin Rose & Lee Westwood.
Fleetwood , currently ranked 16th in the official World Golf Rankings , finished tied ninth at the 2018 British Teachers at Walton Heath & fourth in 2016 at The Grove.
Matt Wallace Is Looking To Build A Strong Start To His 2019 Season Where He Finished In The Top 20 In His First Three Events And Then Second At The Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
I Have Finished A Career-high 10th On The Race To Dubai Rankings Presented By Rolex In 2018 And I Have Maintained His Place In The Top 50 In The World Since Finishing Second At Last Year's DP World Tour Championship.