Four Indian golfers, including young Aadil Bedi, earned of Asian Tour after the completion of the fifth and final round of Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage in Hua Hin, Thailand, on Sunday.
Bedi took his first major step in pro golf, rounding off the week with a bogey-free eight-under 63 in the fifth round to jump from tied-36th to tied-ninth and earn a full card for the Asian Tour in 2019.
The 17-year-old shot rounds of 67, 72, 68,69 and 63 at 16-under to emerge as the best Indian in the field.
After the second cut applied at the end of 72 holes, the top 70 and ties fought for the 35 and ties to get priority for the coming year.
Another Indian showing great grit and form was Aman Raj, who shot five-under 66 to move from overnight T-27 to T-13.
Chirag Kumar, a former winner on Asian Tour, and Abhijit Chadha shot 71 each to finish right on the line at tied-35th to also earn a full card.