#RWMMasters2017 Rd 4 What they said

MANILA_PHILIPPINES_121117_MICAH_LAUREN_SHIN_014Manila, November 12: Read what players have to say following the final round of the Resorts World Manila Masters on Sunday.

Micah Lauren Shin (Usa), Fourth round 67 (-5), Total 269 (-19)

I haven’t been putting well in the first three rounds but I putted really well today. I got a two-shot penalty on the opening hole for having too many clubs in my bag. But after that, I kept telling myself maybe it needed that penalty to keep me on my toes and focus more. I needed that confidence to get back into position. I focused on every hole and managed to get back into contention. Actually I was very hesitant and trusted my caddie too much and I guess that’s a rookie mistake. I’m still at loss for words right now as this win will change my life.

Arnond Vongvanij (Tha), Fourth round 67 (-5), Total 269 (-19)

The week has been very successful despite losing in the play-off. I was more composed than I thought I would be because of a couple of years of not playing well, I’m finally playing well again. This result has pretty much secured my top-60 finish and card for next year. I’m very happy knowing that as when you are playing well, you want to have tournaments to play in too. I’m just happy to be where I’m right now.

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Miguel Tabuena (Phi) Fourth round 69 (-3), Total 270 (-18)

It was a learning experience. My aim today was to content for the trophy and I’m proud of myself that I managed to do that. It’s tougher playing in your home country as there’s lots of expectations and people are cheering for you. And these are people you don’t want to disappoint. But overall, I’m proud of myself and pleased with the way I conducted myself on the golf course.

Phachara Khongwatmai (Tha), Fourth 67 (-5), Total 270 (-18)

I’m very happy with how I played this week despite missing out on several birdie chances today. But that’s golf and I cannot put myself down for too long. It was not meant to be my day today. But as long as I continue to focus and play well, one day that win will come.

Gavin Green (Mas) – Final Round 68 (-4), Total 273 (-15)

It’s still a good week. I made some putts. I didn’t finish the way I wanted to, especially on my back nine. I felt like I gave a couple away but two birdies in final four holes for a 68 in the final round, I can’t complain. The other guys are playing well. A top-10 finish is always good. There’s always some positives to take away when you finish inside top-10. I had a good couple of weeks playing in the big tournaments but coming back here is nice. Expectations were high. I obviously want to do a lot better. I am looking forward to the next stop in Hong Kong now. This week will definitely help strengthen my lead on the Order of Merit which is good but Phachara’s doing well as well. I think him and S.S.P. Chawrasia are going to close in a little bit after this week. There are still a few more events coming up so I still have to do well and finish strong in those.