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On fire, India’s Shubhankar Sharma fights back for solid 68 at the Dubai Desert Classic 2021

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Posted by Admin 30 Jan 2021

Written by: Radha Seth

 

Indian Golfer Shubhankar Sharma did not start with an imperious performance but still managed a big-hitting 4 under par 68 to keep himself in contention for coming under the top 10 golfers at the ‘Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2021’. He holed 6 birdies against 2 bogeys and managed to lie at the 12th position halfway through the match. 

 

          Indian Talent Shubhankar Sharma teeing on the green links of Emirates Golf Club.

 

On the other hand, Gaganjeet Bhullar holes out from the fairway to card 6 birdies. Although, he had also given away 3 bogeys and a double at the front nine of the ‘Emirates Golf Club’ in Dubai. 

 

Meanwhile, Thomas Detry, representing Belgium gives a cut-throat competition to all the other players who have made a cut. It seems that he is looking forward to bidding for a maiden European Tour title at the ‘Dubai Desert Classic 2021’, as he surged to the top of the leaderboard. 

 

Sharma contently quoted, "I was really happy with the way I played. I didn't have the best of starts. It was a slow start. I didn't make a birdie on the Par -5 10th, made a good putt for par and then bogeyed 12th, missed a birdie on 13." "So I'm very proud of myself for the way I fought back, especially the birdies on 14 and 15. They are not easy holes."

 

He added, "I hit a great shot on 18 and had a birdie. Then had a good second nine. Especially to finish with birdies on 7 and 8. On the first, it was a bad iron shot, made a good chip but it couldn't make a putt from down the hill from six feet.” 

 

Sharma’s undying confidence and dedication towards his game have helped him lie at the 12th position. Will Sharma’s zeal to make a cut help him win the game? 

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