Sotogrande (Spain), September 4 (PTI) Shubhankar Sharma’s poor run continued as he shot a horrendous 10-over 81 amidst brutal climate situations within the opening spherical of the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucia Masters the place solely 5 golfers broke par.
With 5 bogeys, a double bogey and a triple bogey, it was certainly one of Sharma’s worst rounds of the 12 months.
The Indian golfer was tied 117th and the minimize is prone to fall round 4 or 5 over at one of many hardest programs in Europe which additionally confronted blustery situations and agency greens.
Connor Syme completed his opening spherical with a flourish to share the early clubhouse lead at 2-under 69. He completed his spherical with three birdies in a row from the 16th gap.
He was joined on the high by Spaniard Jorge Campillo, Guido Migliozzi of Italy and American John Catlin.
Spain’s Pep Angles sits one stroke again on 1-under par, whereas six golfers share sixth place with 71, together with final week’s ISPS Handa UK winner Rasmus Højgaard.
The run in 2020 has been Sharma’s worst in his younger profession, as he has missed eight cuts in 10 begins outdoors India. He completed tied-59th in Abu Dhabi and tied-63rd in Celtic Classic.
It was a story of two nines for Scotsman Syme, who turned in 37 after sandwiching the one birdie of his entrance 9 between a double bogey and a bogey, earlier than firing birdies on the 12th, 16th, 17th and 18th to log out for a 69.
Spaniard Campillo had co-led for a lot of the morning after making three birdies and no bogeys on the entrance 9.
He dropped his first shot of the day on the 13th however bounced again with an extended putt for birdie on the 14th earlier than narrowly lacking his formidable birdie attempt from 55 toes on the subsequent.
He discovered the water on the lengthy 17th and narrowly missed his par putt to return to 2 beneath and saved a advantageous par on 18th.
Like Syme, Campillo additionally got here into this week with high ten finishes in his final two occasions and he’s pleased with how he’s enjoying. PTI