Country’s ace golfer Siddikur Rahman, who had excellent golfing last month now looks forward to continue with his present form as the Fiji International Golf Championship gets way at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course today.
Siddikur, the two-time Asian Tour winner, who finished 29th in Bangalore earlier this month following a third-place finish in the Porsche European Open at the end of last month will face a new challenge. As the Bangladesh stalwart makes his debut in at the US$1.14 million event in Fiji, which is tri-sanctioned by the Asian Tour, the European Tour and the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia.
The other Asian stars Indian stalwart Rahil Gangjee, Poom Saksansin of Thailand and Liu Yan Wei of China will all be too making their maiden appearance in this competition, which was inaugurated in 2014.
Siddikur earlier this week taking to Asiantour.com said: “I had a superb week in Germany last month, claiming a tied-third finish on the European Tour. Things have been coming along really nicely so I am hoping for the best this week.”
Bangladeshi star golfer Siddikur had so far a relatively good season so far, claiming two top-10 finishes and missing only three cuts in nine starts on the Asian Tour.
“I take pride in my results so far this season. I am really happy with the way I have been playing. I practice a lot and I work a lot on my fitness. I am glad the efforts are paying off. I don’t set targets for myself anymore. I don’t want to burden myself with any expectations. I just want to enjoy my game,” Siddikur said.