Valderrama (Spain), September 5
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma missed yet one more lower as his lean patch continued into the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters on a testing day on the Real Club right here.
Sharma, who was 10-over on the primary day, added 5-over 76 on the second to overlook the lower. This was his fifth missed lower in six straight begins since he returned to motion after the coronavirus-forced break.
After a disappointing 5 bogeys, a double and a triple on the primary day, he had three bogeys and a double on the second day.
John Catlin will take a 2-stroke lead into the weekend after beginning the day in a four-way tie for the lead. He is now the one participant to have carded two sub-par as the sphere once more confronted robust winds on the notoriously robust 1997 Ryder Cup venue.
The 29-year-old, who has received 4 instances on the Asian Tour, started his spherical with birdies on the primary and third holes, however was one over par for the day after his third bogey of the spherical got here on the 10th gap.
He recovered strongly with beneficial properties on the 16th and 17th, and an important up-and-down on the 18th to signal for a 1-under 70 and a 3-under par whole.
Catlin is 2 strokes forward of Scotsman Connor Syme, 2014 Ryder Cup participant Jamie Donaldson and five-time European Tour winner Pablo Larrazábal.
Wilco Nienaber moved as much as fifth place after a one underneath par spherical of 70, which included two birdies and an eagle. PTI