Anirban Lahiri shoots 70, moves to 15th at World Cup of Golf

Anirban Lahiri is eight shots behind leader Thomas Bjorn of Denmark, who followed up his first round 66 with a 68 in second round.

updated: November 22, 2013 16:30 IST
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Melbourne: Anirban Lahiri missed out on a chance to make his way into the top-10 at the halfway stage, as he had a sloppy finish in the second round of the USD 8 million ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf here on Friday.

Lahiri, a three-time winner on the Asian Tour, shot a one-under 70 despite two late bogeys on 16th and 17th holes at the difficult Royal Melbourne Golf Club.

Lahiri, who carded 72 on the first day, opened the round with a bogey on first, but over the next eight holes he birdied four times on second, fifth, eighth and ninth holes. Then following a string of pars, he bogeyed twice on 16th and 17th to finish tied 15th at the end of round two.

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