Yashas Chandra’s brilliant 64 gives him commanding lead in Pre Qualifying III
Kensville Golf & Country Club, Ahmedabad, January 14, 2018: Mysuru-based amateur Yashas Chandra M S struck a brilliant eight-under-64 to take a commanding four-shot lead in round one of the PGTI’s Pre Qualifying III for the 2018 season being held at the Kensville Golf & Country Club near Ahmedabad.
Chandra sank nine birdies and dropped a lone bogey in the opening round on Sunday.
The two golfers in tied second at four-under-68 were amateurs Dhruv Sheoran of Pune and Stephan Erasmus of South Africa. Interestingly, Sheoran had won the 2017 PGTI Qualifying School held in January last year.
The top 24 players (+ ties) will qualify from Pre Qualifying III, a 36-hole event, for the Final Qualifying Stage.