Chawrasia moves into lead in Myanmar; Rashid 3rd, Atwal 8th
Diminutive SSP Chawrasia led the Indian charge at the US $ 750,000 Leopalace21 Myanmar Open as he cracked a second successive bogey free 66 to move to 12-under. His play over the last two days has looked solid as he shared lead after 36 holes. Chawrasia, who had six birdies just like the first day, shares the lead with Australia’s Shaun Norris (66-66), who was also bogey free for the second day at the Royal Mingalardon Golf and Country Club.
Continuing the good run for the Indians was two-time Asian Tour winner, Rashid Khan, who was also error-free in his 66 and is now 11-under, one shot behind Chawrasia. Rashid is tied for third with Australian Sam Brazel (66-67).
Former PGA Tour winner, Arjun Atwal (68-67) too drove and hit well, but missed a few makeable birdie putts. He still carded 67 and is nine-under and Tied-eighth place.Rahil Gangjee was the third Indian to get a bogey-free 66 and he moved to seven-under.