Simarjeet takes one-shot lead at NCR golf

February 16th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Seasoned Simarjeet Singh took a one-shot lead into the second half of the NCR Cup, one of the premier events on the IGU Amateur circuit Wednesday. Simarjeet, former winner of the Sri Lanka Amateur title, shot a second successive round of 74 at the Delhi Golf Club to move one clear of Kanishk Madan (76-73).

Following the top duo were Angad Cheema (78-73) and Rakesh Kumar (74-77). H.S. Kang and Sidharth Semwal shared the fifth place at 152.

The cut came at 22-over and the top 40 and tied stayed on for the next two rounds. Rain delayed the start in the morning, and play started 30 minutes late. But by 8.15 it was bright and sunny and it drizzled once again in the evening and the last group managed to finish the round.

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