Q&A: Six things about Siddikur

Tue 05 Jul 2016

Q&A: Six things about Siddikur

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Sentosa, Singapore, July 5: In this latest segment, Bangladeshi Siddikur Rahman talks about his best golfing moment to date, his favourite holiday destination and the inspiration in his life.
What’s your best golfing moment to date?
It would have to be in 2010 when I won my first Asian Tour title in Brunei. That win gave me lots of self-confidence and belief that I can be the best I want to be!
Where is your favourite holiday destination?
Crans Montana, Switzerland. I look forward to playing at the Omega European Masters every year as the sights and sounds of that lovely place is second to none.
Who is your inspiration in life?
Ernie Els. He has shown great character and exemplifies the true spirit of the game.
If you could buy anything in this world, what would it be?
Probably a nice house for my family.
Why did you start playing golf?
I grew up working as a ball boy at my home course Kurmitola Golf Club in Bangladesh and that stirred my interest in the game.
What playlist do you have going in your phone and car right now?
I’m not so much into music but I love watching comedies. Any kind of comedies.
About Siddikur RAHMAN
Country:                      Bangladesh
Date of Birth:              November 20, 1984
Residence:                   Dhaka
Family:                        Married
Turned Pro:                 2007
Twitter Handle:           @golfrahman
ASIAN TOUR VICTORIES: (2) 2010 Brunei Open, 2013 Hero Indian Open.
ASIAN DEVELOPMENT TOUR WIN: (1) 2011 Grameenphone Bangladesh Masters.
OTHER WINS: (5) 2011 Negeri Sembilan Masters Invitational, Malaysia, 2010 American Express Bangladesh Open, 2009 Global Green Bangalore Open, 2008 HUDA-GTPL – Unitech Haryana Open, 2008 PGTI Players Championship at Poona Golf Club.
AMATEUR WINS: (12) Five wins in Bangladesh, two each in Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal, one in India.