#BBO - The Contenders

Mon 25 May 2015

#BBO - The Contenders

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May 25: Check out this week's top contenders at the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open.
Chapchai Nirat (Tha)
Chapchai is hungry for a fourth Asian Tour victory. He missed out on a chance to win in Indonesia in April after losing in a play-off and will seek redemption at the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open. Definitely one to look out for this week.
Chapchai Nirat of Thailand Chapchai Nirat of Thailand
OOM: 11th
Last 4 finishes: 2, T12, T80, T155
Carlos Pigem (Esp)
The young Spaniard is playing in his third year on the Asian Tour and is enjoying a great season so far. He has yet to miss a single cut with his best result in tied seventh at the Thailand Classic in February. Carlos will challenge for a first Asian Tour title this week.
OOM: 12th
Last 5 finishes: T20, T28, T24, T7, T42
Mardan Mamat (Sin)
The Singaporean veteran produced a third place result in Mauritius two weeks ago for his best finish so far this year. He enters the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open in high spirits and will be on the hunt for a fifth Asian Tour title.
OOM: 16th
Last 5 finishes: 3, T69, T58, T46, T75
Siddikur Rahman (Ban)
Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand
The popular Bangladeshi will use his home course knowledge to good use this week. With a commendable track record at the Kurmitola Golf Club, Siddikur will be the hot favourite to win. With only one top-10 result so far this year, he will hope to turn his season around in front of his
home fans.
OOM: 32nd
Last 5 finishes: T75, T101, T7, T94, T75
Thaworn Wiratchant (Tha)
The Thai veteran needs to find his rhythm again at the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open. He has not enjoyed the best of results this year, but he is expected to turn the corner this week. Thaworn holds 18 unprecedented Asian Tour titles and his experience will be put to good use this week.
OOM: 74th
Last 5 finishes: T62, T28, 129, T135, T129