Que hopes to get lucky again

Tue 03 Sep 2013

Que hopes to get lucky again

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Crans Montana, Switzerland, September 3: Philippines’ Angelo Que is hopeful of another lucky break when he returns for a shot at glory at the Omega European Masters which tees off on Thursday.
The three-time Asian Tour winner enjoyed one of his best spells at the majestic Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club in 2009 when he outplayed his illustrious rivals to finish tied-seventh.
Although it was a result which Que admitted was a lucky one, the 34-year-old remains optimistic of a good showing at the only tournament on European soil to be jointly sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour.
“I was pretty lucky that week and it’s going to be hard to do better than that especially with the strong field in such a big event this week,” said Que.
“But having said that, my goal is to finish top-10 and if I can do that, it will be a great week for me,” added the Filipino.
Que’s run-up towards the Omega European Masters was highlighted by his second and third placed finishes on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) recently.
The Filipino earned him six Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) points from his recent showings to make a big move to his current 353rd position on the world rankings.
He is determined to amass more OWGR points now that he has secured his last-minute place at the Omega European Masters.
“I was first reserve last week and now that I’m in, I’m aiming to get more world ranking points so that I can also earn my place in the World Cup of Golf later this year,” said Que.
The Asian Tour will be represented by no fewer than 25 Asian Tour winners, including merit champions, India’s Jeev Milkha Singh and Thailand’s Thaworn Wiratchant and Thongchai Jaidee.
The European Tour will feature the likes of Denmark's Thomas Bjorn, Italy's Matteo Manassero, Major winner Padraig Harrington of Ireland, 2010 Omega European Masters champion Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain as well as Scotland's Paul Lawrie and Richie Ramsay who will be returning to defend his title.
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About the Asian Tour
In 2013, the Asian Tour will celebrate a momentous milestone with its 10th season. As the official sanctioning body for professional golf in Asia, the Asian Tour leads the development of golf across the region, enhancing the careers of its members while maintaining a commitment to the integrity of the game. The Asian Tour, through its membership of the International Federation of PGA Tours, is the only recognised pan-Asian professional golf tour in Asia. This unique feature positions the Asian Tour at the pinnacle of professional golf in Asia; providing its events with Official World Ranking status. Tour Partners include Abacus (Official Apparel Partner), Canon (Official Imaging Partner), Inetol Headwear (Official Headwear Supplier), Singha Beer (Official Beer), Srixon (Official Ball), Starwood Hotels and Resorts (Official Hotels and Resorts), Subway Restaurants (Official Quick Service Restaurant)  and Rolex (Official Timekeeper). The Asian Tour has offices in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Also, visit us at www.asiantour.com, www.facebook.com/asiantourgolf, www.twitter.com/asiantourgolf, www.youtube.com/theasiantour and www.weibo.com/asiantourgolf