The Hero Indian Open ended in an exciting play-off which ended in an agonising defeat for Scotland’s Richie Ramsay against Thailand’s Thaworn Wiratchant.
Ramsay who led overnight just needed a par at the last to win the tournament in regulation play. Unfortunately he three-putted to make bogey which saw him tied for the clubhouse lead at 14 under which had been set by Wiratchant minutes earlier.
So the pair went back down the 18th to try and decide it. Ramsay’s nerves were evident as he’s wayward tee shot found a watery grave in the creek and could only manage a six which left Wiratchant just having an easy two-putt for the victory.
Wiratchant won this event back in 2005 and went on to say “To be honest, I didn’t expect to win with the way I was driving the ball this week,”
Just goes to show that golf isn’t just about driving the ball a long way or even keeping it on the fairway off the tee all of the time, you can still putt a score together even if your having a bad day or week. Getting the golf ball around the golf course is an art and when it comes down to it it’s about getting the ball in the hole. I can’t emphasise how important it is to practice your short game twice as much as you do at the moment if you want to lower your scores!