ANGELO Que managed par in a tough final round that saw most of the leaders struggle, but it was not enough as Mohamad Siddikur held on to the top spot despite a 75 in the Indian Open on Sunday.
The Filipino parbuster finished in joint fourth after firing a 72 for a 12-under 276 total, just two strokes off Siddikur of Bangladesh who won by one stroke at 274 at Delhi Golf Club.
Local bet Anirban Lahiri had a closing 70 and wound up joint second at 275 with SSP Chowrasia, also of India, who had a 72.
It was Que’s first round in the 70s, a letdown after showing steady improvement in the earlier rounds with scores of 69-68-67 to enter the final day in joint third.
But it was also a tough day for the other leaders in Delhi, with Rashid Khan starting the day in joint third but finishing tied with Que also with a closing 72. Unho Park was joint sixth after a third-round 65 but wound up in eighth with a final-round 71.
Then there was Siddikur, who had a rollercoaster round of five birdies and five bogeys, with a triple bogey seven on No. 15.
Tony Lascuna, money leader on the Philippine domestic tour, had a 71 for a share of 13th place at 280.
Jay Bayron had a closing 74 and placed joint 38th at 287, while Elmer Salvador finished in jont 70th after a final-round 78 at 296.