Dubai, Nov 20 (IANS) Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri shot five-under 67 to jump 23 places to be tied 23rd after the second round of the $8 million DP World Tour Championship here on Friday.

The 28-year-old, who scored one-over 73 on Thursday at the Earth Course of the Jumeirah Golf Estates, improved his performance and took his two-day total to four-under 140. He was eight strokes behind leader Andy Sullivan of England, who scored a second 66 to open up a one-shot halfway lead over Emiliano Grillo (64) of Argentina.

World No.42 Lahiri got birdies on the second, seventh, eighth, 10th, 11th, 14th and 18th holes against a double-bogey on the par-four fifth hole. Meanwhile, world No.53 Sullivan, remained at the top with a 66 that included birdies on the first, ninth, 12th, 14th, 15th and 18th. Behind him was Grillo, who charged up the leaderboard with a splendid 64, the best round of the day in the European Tour season-ending tournament.


The Argentine scored 69 on Thursday. Two strokes behind him was the United States’ Patrick Reed, who added a 65 to the opening 70. Thai veteran Thongchai Jaidee (67), world No.3 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland (68) and Charl Schwartzel of South Africa (65) shared the fourth spot on 136 total.


    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

    Related Posts

    Deepak Hooda, Pro Kabbadi League, Puneri Paltan, All-rounder, Telugu Titans,

    Pro Kabbadi League: Interview with Puneri Paltan Skipper and All-rounder Deepak Hooda

    From the hard-working part-time teacher to the Kabbadi professional – the sensational athlete in the form of Deepak Hooda has shown a remarkable improvement...

    England staring at defeat after Day 4 of 3rd Ashes Test

    Perth, Dec 17: England were struggling at 132/4 in their second innings at the end of a rain-interrupted fourth day in the third Ashes Test...
    india vs srilanka

    Third ODI: India restrict Sri Lanka to low score

    Visakhapatnam , Dec 17: India rode on a strong bowling performance to restrict Sri Lanka to 215 runs in the third and final One-Day International...

    Brazilian Vinicius to join Real Madrid after 2018

    Rio de Janeiro, Dec 17: Rising football star Vinícius Júnior who plies his trade for Brazilian club Flamengo on Sunday said he intends to join...

    Would like Barcelona to give us guard of honour: Ronaldo

    Abu Dhabi, Dec 17: Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo said he would like arch-rivals Barcelona to give Real Madrid a guard of honour when they clash...