Hertfordshire (UK), August 7
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma carded an even-par 71 within the opening spherical, an effort that positioned him tied 110th and at risk of lacking the lower on the 2020 English Championship right here.
Sharma hit a few birdies on the primary two holes however was then unable to keep up the tempo on the Honbury Manor Marriott Hotel and Country Club course.
The Indian’s erratic spherical comprised 4 birdies and an equal variety of bogeys.
The entrance 9 turned out to be fairly eventful for Sharma as he picked up three strokes – on the first, 2nd and sixth holes – however dropped as many. His again 9 was made up of a birdie and a bogey every.
Last week in his first look for the reason that COVID-19 compelled break, Sharma missed the lower on the Hero Open.
As many as seven gamers, three of whom had accomplished their spherical, shot a 7-under 64 to share the lead.
The group included Australian Jason Scrivener, who performed in the identical group as Sharma and Gavin Green (69).
There have been 11 gamers, eight of whom had accomplished their rounds, carded 65 every.
Last week’s winner on the Hero Open Sam Horsfield had a tough day with a 2-over 73 and was tied-126th.
Scrivener completed a profession excessive 32nd within the 2019 Race to Dubai Rankings after seven top-10 finishes.
Lee missed the lower in the course of the first two legs of the UK Swing on the Betfred British Masters and Hero Open however made an outstanding run of birdies across the flip to maneuver into competition.
Lee received the ISPS Handa Vic Open on house soil in February.
Former world No. 1 Lee Westwood and Thorbjorn Olesen led a bunch of 5 gamers at 5-under. PTI