Date: March 09, 2013
Author: Omnisport

Stieger fifth in India

Australia&aposs Matt Stieger finished in a tie for fifth place at the Sail SBI Open in India. The 22-year-old fired a final round of 70 to be nine-under overall, some six shots behind Indian duo Anirban Lahiri and Rashid Khan. The duo came storming to the top of the leaderboard with impressive final rounds, with Lahiri claiming the title in a two-man playoff. Of the other Australians to feature, youngster Jake Higginbottom tied for 11th at minus six, while Adam Groom (-5), Sam Brazel (-4) and Scott Barr (-4) were further back.