Ghei best Indian at Asian Tour International

March 22nd, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin  

Chonburi (Thailand), March 22 (IANS) It was a tough Saturday out there for the Indian golfers in the third round of the inaugural Asian Tour International at the Pattana Resort as only four of the eight who started made the cut. The only Indian to bring home a sub-par round in the third round, Gaurav Ghei (71), was also the best in a very modest 50th place at four-under for 54 holes. He was nine better than his midway 59th place. Gaganjeet Bhullar, Digvijay Singh and Rahil Gangjee all shot 73 each and were tied at three-under in 54th place.

Earlier, when the second round was completed, Arjun Singh (70) at two-under and Firoz Ali (70) and Gurbaaz Mann (70) missed the cut at one-under total, while Amandeep Johl (75) missed out at one-under despite his 68 in the first round. The cut came at two-under.

Scotsman Ross Bain (67) and Korean Nog Seung Yul (68), who were at 17-under, shared the lead.

They were followed by Lin Wen Tang (68) at 15-under and Sattaya Supupraman of Thailand, who shared the lead after two rounds but is now fourth at 14-under.

Ghei shot four birdies and three bogeys in his round while Bhullar had two birdies, a bogey and a double bogey in his 73. Digvijay found two birdies and three bogeys, while Gangjee had two doubles and just one birdie on his final hole for his 73.

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