Mohammad Siddikur Rahman became the first Bangladeshi to represent the team Asia in the upcoming Golf World Cup to be held in Melbourne, Australia. The Asian team is consisted of 13 players from 7 different countries of Asia. The tournament will be held in Royal Melbourne Golf Club form 21st to 24th of November.
Siddiqur Rahman is the member of the Asian team which is comprised of Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand, Korea’s K. J. Choi, Bae Sang-Moon, India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar and Anirban Lahiri, Liang Wen-chong and Wu Ashun of China, Filipino duo Angelo Que and Juvic Pagunsan.
But the tiger representative has grabbed most of the attention so far.
Siddiqur came in the professional golf by the year 2005. In 2009, he was among the top 40 in Asian tour. The tiger golfer captured the attention of the world when he won one of the most prestigious tournaments of Asian tour, “the Brunei Open” in a year later.
He maintained his position in the top 10 ranking for two consecutive years. But the 29 year old golfer told that receiving the opportunity of playing World Cup has been his greatest achievements so far.
Siddiqur said, “I am feeling so excited that I am going to represent Bangladesh in the World Cup. It would be historic for the country to play in the Golf World Cup. I had participated in the selection round several times earlier. But none of them were successful. This time it really happened.”