Shamim Khan takes sole lead after third day

Last Updated: Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 19:15

Mumbai: Delhi golfer Shamim Khan fired a
three-under 67 to open up a three-stroke lead over Md Siddikur
Rehman of Bangladesh after the penultimate round of the Rs 30
lakh prize money Aircel PGTI Players Championship here on Thursday.

The 32-year-old Indian golfer fired six birdies in his
impressive round at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club course in
Chembur for a 54-hole aggregate of seven-under 203.

Trailing him with a three-round tally of 206 was
Bangladesh`s Rehman, who returned one-under 69.

Four players -- Harmeet Kahlon, Gaganjeet Bhulllar,
Abhishek Jha and Digvijay Singh -- were tied in the third spot
after tallying three-under 207 while a further stroke behind
in seventh place was Australian Anthony Paul Choat.

Himmat Singh Rai and Gaurav Ghei shared the joint eighth
spot with a three-round score of par 210 while the quartet of
Vijay Kumar, Anirban Lahiri, C Muniyappa and Shaurya Singh
were sharing the 10th spot at one-over 211.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 19:15
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