Shubhankar shoots 69, leads Eastern India junior golf

Kolkata: Shubhankar Sharma of Punjab carded the only sub-par round of the day with a one-under 69 to take lead in the Toyota Etios Eastern India Junior golf at the Tollygunge Golf Club.

Shubhankar had a bunch of birdies, actually five in all, but he also dropped a few bogeys to end at 69 on the par-70 course. He was two clear of Abhishek Kuhar (71) in Category A, while Rahul Ravi, last year’s winner, Sudipta Das and Sayed Saqib Ahmed were all tied at third at 72.

In Category B, Mohan Sardar carded 72, while Prakhar Asawa was second at 73 and Piyush Sangwan shot 74.

Kshitij Naveed Kaul (74), Arjun Prasad (76) and Jaiveer Singh (78) were the top three in the Category C.