Gaganjeet Bhullar, Anirban Lahiri ready to lead India in World Cup of Golf


Melbourne:  India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar does not want to let his biggest fans — his parents — down when he attempts to build on a liking for the Royal Melbourne Golf Club at the World Cup of Golf, which starts in Melbourne on Thursday.

Together with close friend Anirban Lahiri, Bhullar will represent his nation for the first time at the USD 8 million event at the iconic course where he enjoyed a top-10 finish at last week’s Australian Masters.

“I’ve got family who came down from Brisbane last week and my parents are here as well from India this week. They do travel once in a while to watch me play and it’ll be good to play well in front of them at such an important event,” said Bhullar, who is a four-time Asian Tour champion.

“I played really good here last week. I was feeling high on confidence and I’m sure that confidence will help me. I just want to focus on the next four days. The sky is the limit. This is my first World Cup and I’m really excited,” he said…

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