Thursday, 17 May 2018 | MYT 12:00 AM
Gavin still searching for his rhythm in European Tour
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian top golfer Gavin Kyle Green believes it’s only a matter of time before he finds his footing on the European Tour.
The 24-year-old reigning Asian Tour No. 1 has been steadily making the cut in tournaments in his debut season since last November but is struggling to turn consistency into a strong finish.
Gavin made nine cuts in his 11 European Tour appearances thus far, collecting 139,541 points to sit 82nd in the Race to Dubai standings. He needs to finish in the top 100 at the end of the season to keep his Tour card.
Gavin’s best result was tied for 16th place at the Asian Tour jointly-sanctioned Indian Open.
Gavin said he’s feeling more at ease and confident as the season progresses and is ready to step up in the second half of the season, starting with the €1mil (RM4.7mil) Belgian Knockout in Antwerp which begins today.
“European golf is quite different and a big part of the year was spent getting used to the courses, the weather and the travelling,” said Gavin, adding that he enjoyed the experience.
After Belgium, Gavin will compete in the BMW PGA Cham-pionship in England and Italian Open, which are the first two of eight flagship events in the European Tour calendar.