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Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 06:25 AM IST

Indian trio fails to make grade for US Open

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Walton Heath (US) : The Indian trio of SSP Chawrasia, Shiv Kapur and Jeev Milkha Singh failed to win a berth through the US Open sectional qualifying at Walton Heath Golf Club here on Tuesday.

While Chawrasia shot 73-72 and finished way down Kapur (70) and Jeev (75) withdrew after the first rounds. The US Open will be held at Erin Hills next month.

Chawrasia was just unable to get his putter going and dropped a lot of shots in the first round and was unable to make up in the second.

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Chawrasia and Kapur are now headed to Sweden for Nordea Masters later this week.

Meanwhile, Englishman Aaron Rai, who carried his magnificent recent form to Walton Heath Golf Club earned medalist honors in US Open sectional qualifying and secured his major championship debut at Erin Hills next month.

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Published on: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:23 AM IST
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