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Jeev slides to T43

other Updated: Oct 17, 2010 23:47 IST
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Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh turned in an even-par 71 to slip nine places to tied 43rd after the third and penultimate round of the $ 5,000,000 Open here.

Jeev has a three-day total of three-under 210.

A 10th tee starter, Jeev stumbled to a bogey on the 11th hole but made amends with a birdie on the 18th to make the turn even-par.

The front-nine followed a similar script and Jeev found one birdie against a bogey.
Overnight leader American Rocco Mediate held on to his three-stroke lead after returning a 67 that took his overall total to 17-under 196.

The second spot was taken by Mediate’s compatriot Bo Van Pelt, who carded a six-under 65. The third position was shared by Japan’s (69) and American Alex Prugh (66) with totals of 12-under 201.

Gangjee ends tied 14th, digvijay tied 38th Johor Bahru (Malaysia): Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee played out a flawless front-nine as he returned a four-under 68 in the final round to sign off the highest among the Indians at tied 14th in the Iskander Johor Open here on Sunday.

Gangjee slotted in five birdies against a bogey to end his campaign with a total of nine-under 279.

Gangjee opened with a birdie and followed it up with two more to make the turn three-under. On his way back, the Indian continued his fine form to pick up two more strokes but a bogey on the final hole deniedhim a finish higher up the leaderboard.

Among other Indians in fray, Digvijay Singh was the next best-placed at tied 38th after a one-under 71 today left his overall total at four-under 284.

Anirban Lahiri (71) and Gaganjeet Bhullar (71) were tied for the 44th position with totals of three-under 285.

Padraig Harrington (69) lifted the trophy after his total of 20-under 268 had him three shots clear of the chasing pack.

Noh Seung-yul took the second spot with the day’s best card of seven-under 65.

Redman eagles 18th for share of lead
Danville, California: Michele Redman holed out from 126 yards for an eagle on the par-4 18th hole for a 4-under 68 and a share of the third-round lead in the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge with Beatriz Recari and Ilhee Lee. Redman, who had a double bogey on the par-3 16th, hit an 8-iron approach that landed 16 feet from the pin, then rolled into the cup as the crowd cheered. Redman pumped her fist and smiled, then retrieved her ball and tossed it into the crowd. Lee shot a 68, and Recari had a 70 to match Redman at 12 under.