Shubhankar Sharma shoots 68 in final round at HNA Open

Vastavam web: India’s new golfing sensation Shubhankar Sharma rolled in four birdies in a span of six holes in the middle of the fourth and final round at the HNA Open de France here yesterday.Shubhankar, who opened the week with 76 and then repaired with 69-71 on next two days, finished with a round of three-under 68 to complete the week in even par 284.Shubhankar, whose last two events outside of PGA Tour and WGC produced tied 14th in Volvo China and tied seventh at Hero Indian Open, was also hit by two double bogeys, one each on first and second days.

The 21-year-old Sweden’s Marcus Kinhult maintained his two-shot advantage heading into the final round. Both Kinhult and his playing partner, Ryder Cup player Chris Wood, signed for four-under par rounds of 67. Kinhult was 10-under through three rounds and Wood was eight-under.