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Shiv tied 6th, Bhullar tied 9th at Singapore golf meet

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by January 19, 2018 General

Indian Shiv and finished tied sixth and joint ninth, respectively, after the second round of the SMBC Singapore Open here on Friday.

The 35-year-old Shiv shot a 67 to go into the weekend just two shots off the leader of Chapchai has a two-day total of seven-under 135.

Shiv performed brilliantly on his opening nine (10th to 18th) as the made the turn at five-under-par at the Sentosa Club.

“Starting the day, I was even-par and I had a hole and a half to play. I birdied 18th to shoot one-under this morning. Then, I came out playing really good,” Shiv said in an release.

“Five-under-par on the back nine, but I lost my way in the front, my back nine. It’s a tough course and there is no let up here. You hit one or two bad shots and it gets you.”

Bhullar carded one-over 72 in the second round.

He has a two-day total of four-under 138.

Veteran scored 67 to be joint 31st with a total of two-under 140, while fellow veteran was tied 42nd.

Khalin Joshi was tied 65th after a 71 which took his total to one-over 143.

Meanwhile, Chapchai rolled back the years and carded a blistering seven-under 64 to capture the clubhouse lead. The burley 34-year-old did not put a foot wrong in round two as he fired seven birdies to lead by one shot over Tirawat Kaewsiribandit of and of

Tirawat stayed in the hunt after carding a second-round 70. The Thai maintained his good form after an opening 66 and started steadily with 10 straight pars. He scored a bogey and two birdies before ending his round.

Norris is experiencing a happy homecoming so far after spending a year away from the by carding a 67 on Friday. He enjoyed a bogey-free round that is highlighted by an eagle on the fourth and birdies on the second and 14th.

–IANS

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