Thai star connected with Bhullar for Queen’s Cup lead

Jazz Janewattananond strikes a shot throughout the 3rd round. IMAGE: AFP

Pattaya: Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond sticks on to his lead after draining pipes a 17-foot birdie putt on the last to share the spoils with India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar, who published a 2nd straight six-under-par 65, in the Queen’s Cup the other day.

The 22-year-old Jazz, who held a share of the over night three-shot lead, birdied the par-five 2nd hole and attracted 12 straight pars prior to sinking back-to-back birdies on holes 15 and 16. He dropped a shot on 17 however recuperated with a birdie on the last for a round of 68.

Jazz, going after for a 2nd Asian Trip win, sits atop the leaderboard with Bhullar on 15-under-par 198 overall, while Pavit Tangkamolprasert of Thailand tracks the leading duo by one in 3rd put on his own following a 65 at the Phoenix Gold Golf and Nation Club.

” It was a sluggish round for me today. I made just one birdie and after that a great deal of pars, didn’t birdie once again up until later on in the round. It was a respectable surface with 3 birdies and one bogey. It was rather difficult out there with the wind,” stated Jazz, who will be making his significant launching at The British Open at Carnoustie next month.

Gaganjeet Bhullar of India. IMAGE: AFP

He made the desired area after completing tied-fourth at the season-opening Singapore Open, which belonged to The Open Qualifying Series.

Jazz included: “I wasn’t able to play my ‘A’ video game today however I attempted my finest to finish the job. I simply wished to shoot an under-par round in this windy conditions. I struck a great shot out of the bunker on 15 which birdie type of got my momentum going.

” I simply wish to head out there and play my finest golf tomorrow. If things go my method, I will win. However if it does not, I still get a great deal of chances in the staying competitions I will be playing.”

The 30-year-old Bhullar enjoyed with his total efficiency.

” I kept the ball in play today. I struck a great deal of fairways and a great deal of greens. I simply kept providing myself a great deal of birdie chances.

” Absolutely nothing unique tomorrow. I will simply continue to do my own thing and attempt and duplicate what I performed in the last 54 holes. The sensation is great. I will concentrate on striking as numerous fairways and greens as I can tomorrow and ideally hole some putts.”

Pavit moved into contention after matching Bhullar’s 65, with the seventh-hole eagle the emphasize of his round.

” I played the very same today, quite strong,” stated Pavit. “I didn’t make any putts on the front 9 however I handled to strike it near to the flag for birdie on the 5th and after that make the eagle on the seventh.

” I struck a great drive with a 3-wood and after that a strong 5-iron over the trees which took a bounce on the green and rolled to about half a foot for eagle.”

Scott Vincent of Zimbabwe returned with the day’s finest rating of 63 to sit 2 shots off the rate in tied-fourth position together with regional amateur Sadom Kaewkanjana and over night co-leader Kim Si-Hwan, who carded a 70.

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