Shun Yat took it over after a breakthrough round
2017-08-19Failed to the ground when he made a par save in the first hole, Shun Yat Hak from HK found himself standing on the top of the leaderboard when he finished the 2nd round. China Tour CGD Jialize Championship had a new overnight frontrunner.
For the first time in this Yunnan Swing of China tour, Chinese players is leading after 2 rounds with Shun Yat enjoying 2 strokes advantage over Jaewon. Started from back nine, Shun Yat shot -7 with 8 birdies and 1 bogey and jumped over the first round leader Jaewon Lee, who posted a mediocre -2 for the round.
Another korean Rak Hyun Cho, twice winner of the tour, tied in third place with Briton Callum Tarren.
And one place below were Chinese player Ouyang Zheng, Xiao Bowen, Australian-Chinese Yuan Kaiwei, alone with the 2015 tours order of merit winner Bryden MacPherson.
Total 75 players including 38 Chinese went through to the weekend’s play.
Shun Yat kept his always calmness after round and said he was not surprised by his leading position, he attributed his consistency to accurate iron , in special under the windy condition yesterday.
Taking a relatively conservative strategy, Jaewon used 3 wood to drive and returned with only 4 birdies and dropped 2 strokes.