Kuhar takes sole lead in Haryana Open golf

February 10th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Gurgaon, Feb 10 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Abhishek Kuhar for the second day running was the only player to record a par round and took a two-shot lead in the Haryana Open Amateur golf here Thursday. The local lad is now five-over 221 following rounds of 77, 72 and 72.

He is now two clear of RCGC golfer Surya Jai Prakash (73) and five ahead of Delhi Golf Club’s Arshad Ali (77). Surya Jai and Ali had shared the lead with Kuhar at midway stage of the tournament.

Rakesh Kumar, who had a stunning three-under 33 on front nine dropped to 40 on the back nine for a 73 that put him in fourth place at 228. He was followed by Jehangir (75) and Kunal Bhatia (80).

The top 32 players from this event will qualify for the IGU-sanctioned NCR Cup and the top 50 for the Northern India Amateur.

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