Indian Golfer, Shubhankar Sharma had overcome blustery winds to be 1 under through 15 holes when play was called off at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Friday.
Shubhankar Sharma had shot 2 under 70 on the first day is now 3 under for 33 holes and T-14 provisionally. Top player, Scott Jamieson who maintained his one-shot lead at the halfway stage is four-shot ahead of Shubhankar Sharma.
Viktor Hovland, Ian Poulter, Shane Lowry, and Thomas Pieters are among such players in pursuit. Lowry was joined by Pieters, Japan’s Takumi Kanaya, and Sweden’s Alexander Björk on five under par, two shots off the lead.
The blustery winds created havoc at Yas Links but Scott Jamieson was steady and composed as he clashed to two over par 74 to enter the weekend on a seven-under leading total.
The conditions were so tough that the defending champion Tyrrell Hatton’s five over 77 leaves him six shots back on a one-under total, whereas Rory Mcllroy, the four-time major champion had to hole a nerve-jangling birdie putt on the final hole in order to leave himself in making a chance with the weekend.
He sat right on the cut line on three over with round two to get finished on Saturday morning. Shubhankar Sharma was within the top 10 at 4 under through 14 holes with four birdies against two bogeys. As conditions being and dark coming in, Shubhankar Sharma drops a late bogey on 15 and on Saturday will play his remaining three holes.