PETALING JAYA, Feb 4 — Up and coming young golfer, Amir Nazrin Jailani admits that he needs more experience in international standard championships to ensure his performance continues to improve.
“I have a good game but that’s not enough… I need more experience. So I take that as a note for me to improve myself,” the 20-year-old player from Selangor told reporters.
On the final day of the Maybank Golf Championship at the Saujana Golf and Country Club in Subang today, he carded a four-under-par 68.
Amir Nazrin who had just turned professional a year ago, shot seven birdies with three bogeys today to post an overall of 280 strokes after four rounds of the championship which offers a total prize money of US$3 million (about RM11.7 million).
In his debut, Amir Nazrin who shared the 50th position with four other players received US$12,300 (about RM48,000).
Amir Nazrin hopes to better his performance at the Asian Development Tour (ADT) in the Perak Golf Championship at Damai Laut Golf and Country Club on Feb 28 to March 3.
Meanwhile, Malaysia’s number one golfer Gavin Kyle Green finished in the 39th place with a nine-under-par earned US$17,100 (about RM67,000).
Another two local professional players, Nicholas Fung and Ben Leong did not make the cut after 54 holes yesterday, received US$4,489.50 (RM17,452) and US$4,482 (RM17,423) respectively. — Bernama