Singapore, 15-01-2022

Chikkarangappa S & Khalin Joshi in contention going into the final round of The Singapore International; Chikka in third, three off the lead and Khalin in fourth

The Indian duo of Chikkarangappa S and Khalin Joshi kept themselves in contention heading into the final round of The Singapore International at Tanah Merah Country Club.

Chikkarangappa (75-70-70) struck a second straight two-under 70 in round three on Saturday to move up four spots to third position at one-under 215. Chikka, still searching for his maiden Asian Tour title, trails the leader Rattanon Wannasrichan of Thailand by three shots and second-placed Joohyung Kim of Korea by one shot.

The 28-year-old Chikka, a two-time winner on the Asian Development Tour and a runner-up on the Asian Tour, mixed four birdies with two bogeys in the third round. 

Khalin Joshi (67-74-75) signed a card of 75 on day three to drop two spots to fourth position at even-par 216. The 29-year-old Khalin, a winner on the Asian Tour in 2018 and the round one leader this week, made three birdies, four bogeys and a double-bogey in round three.

Rashid Khan was the next best Indian in tied 14th at five-over 221.

Viraj Madappa was tied 36th at eight-over 224 while Shubhankar Sharma and Ajeetesh Sandhu were a further shot back in tied 45th place.

Shiv Kapur and Abhijit Chadha were tied 55th at 10-over 226.

Picture: Asian Tour

About PGTI:

Formed in 2006, Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is the recognised official body of professional golf in India. PGTI's objective is to promote professional golf in the country, as well as to give players an opportunity to be involved in the decision making on all aspects of the game. Headed by Mr. Srinivasan H R (President), PGTI's governing body comprises leading Indian golf professionals. PGTI currently has over 300 members.

For information on PGTI, please contact:

Nikhil Kalaan

Media Manager - PGTI

Mobile: 9910974846