Date: February 24, 2013
Author: Omnisport

Beck shares fourth in Thailand

Thailand&aposs Chawalit Plaphol has held off a late charge from Sri Lankan Mithun Perera to take out the 2013 Myanmar Open on Sunday, while Australia&aposs Darren Beck finished in a share of fourth. Plaphol headed into the final round on top of the leaderboard and he ensured he&aposd remain there at the end of 72 holes courtesy of his three-under 69 which gave him an overall score of 18 under. But Perera, who began the day in equal 13th, came from the clouds to almost force a playoff with a scintillating seven-under final round of 65 boosting him to second spot (17 under). Plaphol&aposs countryman Kiradech Aphibarnrat (16 under) finished third while Beck (15 under) was part of a group of three to finish the tournament in a share of fourth spot along with South Korean In-choon Hwang and Filipino Angelo Que. Tim Stewart (11 under) was the next best Australian in equal 19th, while David Lutterus and Marcus Both ended the tournament in a share of 39th position on seven under. Scott Hend (five under) and Unho Park (three over) were the other Australians in the field.