Arjun, Himmat make the cut at Philippine Open golf

April 4th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by admin  

Manila, April 4 (IANS) India’s Arjun Singh and Himmat Singh Rai made the cut at the Philippine Open golf tournament at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club here Friday. On a high scoring day the cut was applied at six over 150. Japan’s Kodai Ichihara (66, 70) remained in the lead with eight under 136 after two rounds.

Arjun (72, 74) totalled two over 146 and was the highest placed Indian at tied 22nd at the halfway mark. Arjun’s second round saw him sink birdies on the sixth and 14th and drop bogeys on the seventh, eighth, 10th and 13th.

Himmat (73, 76) was tied 52nd at five over 149. His second round was highlighted by birdies on the third and fifth, bogeys on the 17th, second, seventh and eighth and a double bogey on the par four 13th.

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