17 December 2019
Finish In The Top 5, Danny Masrin Carved A New History In Indonesian Masters
Jakarta, December 15: An eagle closing hole at the end of BNI Indonesian Masters supported by BRI Bank and MedcoEnergi to push Danny Masrin into an elite position. The 27-year-old golfer succeeded in placing a T5 ranking, sharing a place with two other golfers, in organizing the Asian Tour with a total prize of US $ 750,000.
Scoring a score of 66 (six-under-par) in this fourth round, Danny managed to score a total of 273 (15-under-par). This acquisition is a new record in the actions of Indonesian golfers in the prestigious professional golf tournament in the country, surpassing the best record ever set by Rory at the 2011 Indonesian Masters with 280 (eight-under-par) and perched at T9.
"I'm actually targeting myself in the top 10. But after being able to play with a total score of nine-under-par (after completing three rounds), my target is to enter the top five. Can close the final round with an eagle, "said Danny who made a perfect note on his score card with no bogey. "However, my big goal to be in T5 is to qualify for the Olympics by being ranked 300th in the World. Rory and I have the chance to break into the World 300 ranking. So, whoever (Danny or Rory) enters the Top 300, Indonesia has the right to appear in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. "
For Danny, this success became his new record in gait for nine times at the Indonesian Masters. He made the cut three times (2016, 2018 and 2019), and this year was his best achievement at the Indonesian Masters after Danny's best achievement was a total score of 287 (one-under-par) and was ranked T52.
T5 rank in the Indonesian Masters is the best finish in the Asian Tour. The previous best finish was ranked seventh at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship which took place in China Taipei on 8 September.
Besides Danny, Joshua Andrew Wirawan also gave pride to Indonesia by perched in the T26 position with a total score of 281 (seven-under-par). The 23-year-old golfer from Surabaya played 72 (even-par) for the second time in the last two rounds. Andrew's best finish in the Indonesian Masters was T64 with a total score of 289 (one-above-par) in 2017, which was his first cut at the Indonesian Masters.