Golfer Ajeetesh makes cut at ADT meet

Negeri Sembilan (Malaysia), Nov 19 (IANS) Indian golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu managed to make the halfway cut on a five-over 147 total in the PGM Nilai Springs Championship here on Thursday.

Ajeetesh, who got a three-over 75 on the opening day of the Asian Development Tour (ADT) event, improved his performance with a 72 that helped him take the joint 47th spot. The cut was declared at five-over 147 only at the Nilai Springs Golf and Country Club.

Ajeetesh, the lone Indian competing at the tournament, bagged a birdie on the fourth hole but bogeys on the sixth and seventh hole affected him. He played par back-nine that gave him a 72.

Meanwhile, Australia’s Jordan Sherratt lit the day’s fireworks by carding a sparkling seven-under 64 to grab a share of the second round lead with Thailand’s Chanat Sakulpolphaisan.

Sherratt enjoyed a bogey-free round highlighted by seven birdies to sit alongside the Thai at the top of the leaderboard with their matching two-day total of nine-under 133.

New Zealand’s Sean Riordan signed for a 67 to take the third place while England’s Chrsitopher Cannon and Thailand’s Wisut Artjanawat are tied for the fourth position on 136.


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