Udayan Mane takes joint lead in Indonesia
Udayan Mane, the lone Indian on the Asian Growth Tour’s OB Golf Invitational, grabbed a share of the primary spherical lead after an excellent end that noticed him birdie the final 4 holes in a row.
Mane, a former India No. 1 on the home tour and an Olympian in Tokyo, shot 7-under 65 and was tied for the lead with Thailand’s Poosit Supupramai.
Mane beginning on the tenth birdied eleventh and twelfth, however gave away a shot on seventeenth. On his second 9, the entrance facet of the course, he birdied first and fourth after which from fifth ninth.
Supupramai, after teeing off in one of many first teams, posted a bogey-free spherical with 4 birdies on the entrance 9 and three on the again.
Abdul Hadi, with two begins on the Asian Tour already this yr, had a extra mercurial entrance 9 with six birdies and one bogey, however was unable to keep up momentum and slipped again to 3rd place with a six-under 66.
Thailand’s Sarun Srithon was one of many later finishers who accomplished their spherical earlier than play was stopped for a second time resulting from rain. He carded a 66 to hitch the group in third spot, along with Malaysia’s Shahriffuddin Ariffin.
Inclement climate stopped play briefly at 2.05pm, with golfers returning to the course at 3.15pm after a brief delay. The USD 70,000 occasion noticed the primary spherical being accomplished early on Wednesday.
Danny Chia of Malaysia began the day in regular trend. Teeing off on Gap 10, he maintained par by means of the primary 9 holes, then started to collect tempo for a powerful end, birdieing six of his final 9 holes to attain a five-under 67.