Date: March 22, 2009
Author: Sportal

Moir equal second in Delhi

Australian Richard Moir has finished equal second at the New Delhi Open after scoring a four-under par final round of 68 on Sunday. Moir was level with Indian Gaganjeet Bhullar at 21-under after four rounds and both were a whopping 11 strokes adrift of winner Chapchai Nirat who registered an astonishing 32-under. Nirat, who began the tournament with consecutive rounds of 10-under, ended it with a five-under 67 to ensure the comprehensive victory and pocket the $US 47,500 ($AU 69,000) prize. Moir and Bhullar finished two strokes ahead of Thailand&aposs Thammanoon Srirot, South African Keith Horne and New Zealander Mark Purser who all ended up on 19-under. Chris Guant was the next-best Australian in equal seventh position at 18-under while Jason Norris (14-under) and Unho Park (13-under) finished in a share of 15th and 20th spot respectively.