Siddikur storms ahead in Germany

Sat 29 Jul 2017

Siddikur storms ahead in Germany

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July 29: Bangladeshi Siddikur Rahman stormed up the leaderboard by firing a six-under-par 66 to move to a share of second place before the second round of the weather-affected Porsche European Open was suspended due to fading light.
After opening with a 70, the two-time Asian Tour winner, continued to stay close to the leaders by marking his card with eight birdies and two bogeys for a two-day total of eight-under-par 136.
“I am so happy, especially today because my short game was very good. I holed many long putts today and that’s why I played so good and managed to make a better score.
“I’m very fortunate that my short games has been very good and because of that I managed to score otherwise it is a very long course for me. I am playing quite good, I’m doing everything I’m supposed to do and I think everything is coming smoothly.
“I am excited for the weekend and really looking forward to the weather being good," said Siddikur
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat was at two-under through 16 holes before play was suspended. The Thai remained three shots back of English clubhouse leader Ashley Chesters in tied-eighth place.
Over at the RBC Canadian Open, Fiji's Vijay Singh continued to stay in the mix by signing for a 68 to take a share of fifth place heading into the weekend rounds.
Korea's Seungyul Noh moved to tied-14th position after carding a 67 while compatriot K.J. Choi slipped to a share of 46th place after struggling to a 73.
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