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.