Jeev Milkha Singh misses cut in South Africa

Updated: 03 March 2013 18:03 IST

Jeev, who had a five-under 67 in first round went to four-over 76 and missed the cut by one shot as the cut fell at two-under.

Jeev Milkha Singh misses cut in South Africa

Centurion:

Five dropped shots in a matter of three holes saw Jeev Milkha Singh plummet from being a contender to missing the cut in the second round of the Tshwane Open on the European Tour in Centurion.

Jeev, who had a five-under 67 in first round went to four-over 76 and missed the cut by one shot as the cut fell at two-under.

Jeev had four pars before running into a horrible patch with a back-to-back bogeys followed by a triple bogey from fifth to seventh holes. He ended with a round of 76 and crashed out.

Meanwhile Darren Fichardt signed off with a trio of closing birdies to join a four way tie for the lead at the Tshwane Open after three rounds.

The South African picked up eight shots on Saturday to post a third round 64 and finish 16 under par alongside 36 hole leader Charl Coetzee, compatriot Dawie Van der Walt and Chile's Mark Tullo as storms once again affected play.

However the almost two hour delay could not put a stop to Fichardt's fine form as he surged back to the top of the leaderboard, having lead after round one.

As for Van der Walt and Tullo, neither has made a bogey in their first 54 holes as both look to pick up their first European Tour win.

Topics : Shiv Kapur South Africa Golf
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