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Stormy Singapore Open set for thrilling finish

other Updated: Nov 13, 2011 21:11 IST

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Filipino Juvic Pagunsan and Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano will return on Monday to complete a sudden-death playoff for a Singapore Open title that the weather seems determined to wash out.

Both finished a dramatic final round of a tournament already reduced to 54 holes tied on 14-under par on Sunday, but two attempts at a sudden-death playoff failed under the stormy skies.

The joint-leaders were only able to tee off on the par-five 18th playoff hole before the threat of thunder sent them back to the clubhouse.

Flawless Himmat
Himmat Rai played flawless golf to earn the biggest paycheck of his pro career. Himmat shot five-under 66 to close at eight-under 276 and finish tied 13th for which he picked up $86,600 (Rs 43,30,000).