Daniel Chopra 15th in Las Vegas

October 20th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS  

Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Indo-Swede golfer Daniel Chopra shot a four-under 68 on the final day of the Justin Timberlake Shriner’s Hospital Open at Las Vegas, and ended in a tie for 15th place.Chopra, whose earlier rounds were 69, 65 and 68, totalled 18-under 270 and was seven behind the winner, Marc Turnesa. Chopra birdied sixth, ninth, 13th, 15th and 18th and his sole blemish of the day was on the par-3 17th hole.

The 30-year-old Turnesa (68) finished on 25 under par after producing a final round of 68 to win by one shot from Matt Kuchar.

Chad Campbell, John Mallinger and Michael Allen tied for third place, three shots behind Turnesa who made six birdies and two bogeys, one when he was playing safe with a two-shot lead on the 18th.

Last month Turnesa led at the Viking Classic only to miss out in a playoff.

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