Brian Keogh

Turner 15th in Bangladesh thanks to closing 68

Brian Keogh
Turner 15th in Bangladesh thanks to closing 68
 Thailand's Jazz Janewattananond with the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open trophy. Picture: Asian Tour

Thailand's Jazz Janewattananond with the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open trophy. Picture: Asian Tour

Niall Turner gave his season a shot in the arm when he closed with a second successive 68 to finish tied 15th in the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open.

The Cork professional, 33, made seven birdies and four bogeys in a three under par closing effort to finish 12 strokes behind Thai talent Jazz Janewattananond at Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka

Final scores and earnings

Jazz, 21, led by four strokes overnight and had enough with a final round 67 to win by four shots from local hero Siddikur Rahman (66) on 17-under par.

He won the $54,000 top prize while Turner won $4,065 and now moves on to Saujana Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur for next week's $3m Maybank Championship, which is co-sanctioned by the European Tour.

Reigning Asian Tour number Scott Hend will be joined by nine other former number ones, including Thai duo Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat, American David Lipsky, India’s Anirban Lahiri, Jeev Milkha Singh, Jyoti Randhawa and Arjun Atwal, China’s Liang Wen-chong and Filipino swinger Juvic Pagunsan.

Robert Karlsson, Charl Schwartzel and Masters champion Danny Willett head the entry list alongside players such as Bernd Wiesberger, Tommy Fleetwood and Pablo Larrazábal.

Ireland's Paul Dunne will also be teeing it up in Malaysia thanks to an invitation