The CIMB Classic will celebrate its ninth edition this year, and is the second tournament of the new 2018-19 PGA TOUR Season.
With Park also in the elite field this week and a mere US$54,278 separating the duo, Shubhankar knows he must put in a solid performance at the TPC Kuala Lumpur, a course where he has never played on before.
With a strong field like World No. 4 and two-time champion Justin Thomas, another two-time champion Ryan Moore and defending champion Pat Perez, it will be tough for Kim to mount a challenge on the newly upgraded West Course, which means playing longer and faster with the new grass installed.
Snedeker led for two rounds in California before a back-nine collapse on the final day saw him fritter away a four-shot lead and his chance for a 10th PGA Tour win.
"It's nice to stay aggressive out there", Woodland said.
"I drove it well and I putted pretty good, so it was kind of boring golf, but that's always a good thing", said Burgoon, whose best finish on the PGA Tour was a tie for second past year in the John Deere Classic.
Australia's Leishman says he needs more of the same on the weekend.
Kuala Lumpur: There are four Indians in the CIMB Classic field this week, the largest number of Indians in a PGA event ever. "I'm going to familiar territory, I play well here, I know what to do, I know the golf course, the weather, how far the ball's going to go, pin positions".
The CIMB Classic is a 72-player tournament with no cut.
Bhullar was even-par after eight holes after starting from the 10th tee, and it was a birdie on the 18th hole (his ninth) that kick-started his run.
The 29-year-old became the first Thai to earn a PGA Tour card thanks largely to his tied fifth finishes at two World Golf Championships events - the Mexico Championship and Dell Technologies Match Play earlier this year.
"I feel like in my short career, this is my sixth year as a pro, but what I learned is that it's only when you are not playing well that you learn more about yourself".
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 10 Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri hopes to make the most of a last-minute dash to Kuala Lumpur to participate in the United States dollars 7 million CIMB Classic, where he has enjoyed good results in the past.