Rattanon Wannasrichan emerged as the brightest in the field of 122 golfers on the second round of the first Asian Tour event of 2022, The Singapore International.
Wannasrichan, who shot a moderate 73 on the first day, bounced back with an electrifying 6-under 66 at the challenging windy conditions Tanah Merah Country Club in Singapore to grab a two-stroke lead.
The overnight leader, Khalin Joshi, who set the momentum on the first day with a brilliant 5-under 67, lost his rhythm and shot 2-under 74 to slip down to a tied-2nd place. Joining him at second was the amateur Ratchanon Chantananuwat, who also had a blistering 6-under 66 on day two.
Paul Peterson of the United States and Angelo Que of the Philippines tied for fourth place at 1-under 143.
Among the Indian golfers, the best round was played by the 15-time PGTI winner, Chikkarangappa S, who shot 2-under 70 to move up from tied-45th to share 7th place with another Indian Ajeetesh Sandhu, and a South Korean golfer, Joohyung Kim.
Abhijit Chadha, who was the third-best Indian after the first round at tied- 9th position, shot a dreary 79 to be placed tied-54th. Abhijit’s first-round 72 helped him book the last berth of weekend qualification.
The notable Indians who missed the cut were Jeev Milkha Singh, Jyoti Randhawa, Udayan Mane, Veer Ahlawat, M Dharma, Karandeep Kochhar and Sunit Chowrasia.Posted on: 2022 Jan 14 Fri