BCB congratulates golfer Siddikur Rahman

Siddiqur with the trophyThe Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) extends heartiest congratulations to the country’s first pro golfer Siddikur Rahman on his title triumph today (Sunday) at the prestigious Indian Open competition, an Asian Tour event.

Siddikur’s achievement is a massive inspiration for cricketers and sports men and women of Bangladesh and the BCB wishes him success and further glory in the days to come. [Watch Also: Video Clip: Roof Breaking Six by Tamim Iqbal]

Prime Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman won the title of Hero Indian Open today. It is the second title of Siddikur in abroad. He became the first Bangladeshi golfer to win the Asian tour for the second time.

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The prize money of Hero Indian Open is 1.25 million $ (9 crore 57 lacs 92 thousand and 500 taka). He was under a bit pressure in the fourth round of the Hero Indian Open 2013 tournament but came to won the title eventually. Siddikur earned 225,000 USD.

Siddiqur is the first Bangladeshi golfer who is going to participate in the World Cup Golf tournament to be held in Melbourne, Australia from 21st to 24th of November this year. Before joining in the World Cup, Siddiqur will also participate in the Masters Golf Tournament from 14th to 17th of November.

Siddiqur said expressing his feelings, “I always want to be a champion. This title will inspire me to play better in future. I want to be more consistent in my performance.”