The Order of Merit race on the Asian Tour is fast becoming a contest between Sharma who leads it, and Bhullar who’s now fourth and expected to rise further when the list is updated at the end of this week.
If that sounds like a wildly presumptuous statement, then you obviously missed out on Dustin Johnson’s final round antics at the FedEx St. Jude Classic last week. As did I, only managing to catch the highlights earlier this
Gailes Links, the first course on your itinerary, is hemmed in by Western Gailes, a fantastic, if slightly quirky, layout, and Brassie Links—a 27-hole layout that you’re told is extremely popular with visitors.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat hasn’t been making any news. But that’s the way the big-hitting Thai likes to do it—slowly, imperceptibly inching his way into the rareified group of the top 20 golfers on the planet.
The 66th-ranked player in the world will make a run for the 2018 Hero Indian Open. Considering that he’s leading the Race to Dubai on the Continental Tour and the Order of Merit on the Asian Tour, this man is in fine form.
While this is how things might go down on a handful of holes on most courses, an entire golf course that would follow this script (on all but the par-3s) is like a mythical Valhalla to the slicer—until he tees it up, as you