Sangwan, Asawa end tied on top

Last Updated: Oct 02, 2012, 21:49 PM IST

Gurgaon: Piyush Sangwan and Prakhar Asawa finished tied on top on the leader board in Category B (age group 13-15) with a one over par 73 at the Toyota-IGU Northern India Juniors at the Golden Green Golf Course here Tuesday.

In a tough battle for supremacy in Category A (age group 16-18), Aman Raj, Abhishek Kuhar and Viraj Madappa all ended the day on top of the leader board with a two over par 74.

The front nine belonged to Aman Raj, who shot two birdies on first and eighth hole and an eagle on the ninth.

Following him closely was Abhishek Kuhar and Viraj Madappa. With two birdies on the back nine, Viraj improved his score while Aman somewhat lost his composure and spoiled his card with four bogeys and one double bogey on par 4-15th.

Abhishek Kuhar produced a consistent performance throughout the day and managed four birdies meanwhile cutting on his bogeys.

While in Category B, the competition was stiff between Piyush Sangwan and Prakhar Asawa.

Sangwan was leading at the end of the first nine holes with three fantastic birdies while Prakhar could manage only one on par 3-4th. Sangwan bogeyed three holes on the back nine to let Prakhar take advantage of his slump. Prakhar played a stable game and emerged tied on top with Piyush at the end of the afternoon.