Lahiri jumps to tied 8th after Rd3 of Queen’s Cup

Last Updated: Saturday, August 15, 2009 - 18:03

Samui: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri put himself in contention for a top-five finish with a five-under 66 in the penultimate round that catapulted him to the eighth spot in the USD 300,000 Queen’s Cup on Friday.

Lahiri reeled off seven birdies against a couple of bogeys to take his total to eight-under 205.

Among other Indians, Himmat Rai slipped to the tied 17th spot after a one-over 72 left his total at four-under 209.

Further down, Rahil Gangjee carded a second successive one-under 70 to total one-under 212 and take a share of the 27th position.

C Muniyappa had a poor day as he returned a four-over 75 to be tied for the 54th spot with a total of four-over 217.

Japan’s Yoshinobu Tsukada drained a 15-foot eagle putt on the last hole to snatch a one-shot lead from Thailand’s Chinnarat Phadungsil.

Tskuba overcame a three-shot deficit at the start of the day with a solid five-under 66 to total 200.

Bureau Report



First Published: Saturday, August 15, 2009 - 18:03

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