Vilamoura (Spain), Sept 11
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma bounced again from a disappointing first spherical to leap 54 locations and just about guarantee himself of the weekend motion within the Portugal Masters. After a 2-over 73 in Round 1, Sharma shot a 4-under within the second spherical at present to climb from tied-93 to tied-39th on the midway stage. The minimize is prone to fall at 1-under.
Sharma had a a lot constant spherical at present as he made 5 birdies and a bogey. In Round 1, he combined two bogeys and two double-bogeys with a birdie and a uncommon albatross on the penultimate gap. Sharma’s 2-iron second shot from 241 yards on the 588-yard par-5 17th gap discovered its means into the cup. The albatross introduced Sharma to par in a single swoop however a double-bogey on the final gap spoilt the hassle.
Frenchman Julien Guerrier leads at 14-under.
Slow begin for Lahiri
Napa (California): Anirban Lahiri bumped into early bother after ranging from the back-nine within the first spherical of the Safeway Open Championship, ending the opening day at 2-over 74 to be tied-128th.
Playing solely his second occasion since March, Lahiri had two birdies, two bogeys and a double-bogey and can want a low second spherical to remain on for the weekend. Meanwhile, Russell Knox shot a 9-under 63 to take the lead. — PTI