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Gaurav Ghei and Amandeep Johl tied 18th in Selangor Masters

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Aug 8 (UNI) Gaurav Ghei and Amandeep Johl fired scores of 69 and 70 respectively with a total of one under 212 to be tied 18th after the end of third day at the Worldwide Selangor Masters here today.

Ghei (69, 74, 69) teed-off from the 10th, dropped a bogey on the 11th and followed that up with a hat-trick of birdies on the 12th, 13th and 14th.

He sank another birdie on the 16th.

The Delhi golfer's front nine was marked by bogeys on the second and ninth and a birdie on the third.

Amandeep Johl (69, 73, 70) began with consecutive bogeys on the first and second and then fought back with three back-to-back birdies on the fifth, sixth and seventh to make the turn at one under.

His back nine was then highlighted by birdies on the 13th and 18th and bogeys on the 12th and 16th.

Himmat Singh Rai (77, 66) was even par after having played 15 holes in the third round before play was suspended. He is tied 30th heading into the fourth day. Rai will resume his third round early tomorrow morning along with all those golfers who could not complete their rounds toady.

The fourth round will commence tomorrow after the completion of the third round.

Harmeet Kahlon (71, 73) was also unable to finish his third round. He was four over for the round after 15 holes to tied 55th.

Earlier in the day seven Indians- Anirban Lahiri (74, 72), Gaganjeet Bhullar (73, 76), Gurbaaz Mann (76, 75), Rahil Gangjee (77, 74), Digvijay Singh (75, 78) Ranjit Singh from Chandigarh (72, 84) and Kolkata's Ranjit Singh (80, 77) missed the cut at the end of round two.

The cut was made at three over 145.

However, Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand is leading the leaderboard at 14 under.

Jaidee shot 70 and 63 in the first two rounds and was five under after 14 holes of the third round when play was suspended due to bad light.


Story first published: Friday, August 8, 2008, 19:35 [IST]
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