Sharma Prepared with Experience for Indian Open’s Tough Course and Strong Field

Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma gears up for the Indian Open at the DLF Golf and Country Club, calling it his ‘fifth Major’. With a strong field including top-ranked players like Yannik Paul and Rasmus Højgaard, Sharma is prepared for the challenge on his home turf.

Sharma, a two-time DP World Tour winner, enters the tournament after a notable Tied-seventh finish at the Singapore Classic. The 27-year-old, ranked 188 in the world, looks to make his mark in the company of seasoned professionals on a tough course that he considers his second home.

The USD 2.25 million Indian Open boasts a competitive field of 144 players, with over 40 DP World Tour winners among them. Sharma acknowledges the strength of the competition, emphasizing the importance of honing his skills against such talented opponents.

Rasmus Højgaard, the highest-ranked player in the lineup at 78, expresses his eagerness to compete in India after missing out last year due to injury. The Danish golfer aims to deliver consistent under-par rounds and secure a top-10 finish on the Race to Dubai, following his brother Nicolai’s success on the PGA Tour.

As the DP World Tour group concludes its three-week stint in India, the absence of defending champion Marcel Siem, who underwent hip surgery, sets the stage for a new titleholder. John Parry, recent winner of the Delhi Challenge, and other contenders add to the anticipation surrounding the prestigious tournament.


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