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Rayhan, Priyanshu tied 32 in Asian Amateur golf

68   //    28 Oct 2017, 19:01 IST

Wellington, Oct 28 (PTI) Former all India amateur champion Priyanshu Singh carded an even par 71 and joined Rayhan Thomas (73) in tied 32nd position at the end of the third round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship here.

The winner earns spots in the 2018 Masters Tournament and The 147th Open at Carnoustie. Both the Indian boys are four- over 217 for 54 holes.

Of the other two Indians who made the cut, Yashas Chandra (71) was tied 43rd and Yuvraj Sandhu (75) was tied 57.

China's Lin Yuxin birdied the 18th to shoot a two-under- par 69 and hold a one-stroke lead after the third round.

Lin, 17, is eight-under at Royal Wellington Golf Club, where his Australian playing partner Min Woo Lee (71) also birdied 18 to move to seven-under and draw level with China's top-ranked amateur, Andy Zhang (67), now in his second year at the University of Florida.

The trio will play together in the final group tomorrow.

Australia's Shae Wools-Cobb (71), the first-round leader, is five-under and one ahead of China's Yuan Yechun (69) and New Zealand's Kerry Mountcastle (70), a Royal Wellington member.

Japan's Keita Nakajima (70) and Lloyd Jefferson Go (71) of the Philippines are tied for seventh at three-under

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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