Abu Dhabi HSBC Day Two: Players battle desert winds; Jamieson keeps lead as play is suspended

22-Jan-2022

DP WORLD Tour 2022: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, UAE, 20-23 January: Day 2


Jamieson fights to keep lead as 30 mph winds bring challenges; Play suspended

From DP World Tour:

Scott Jamieson fired a battling 74 to maintain his one-shot lead after a wild and windy second day of the 2022 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

The Scot had entered round two of the first Rolex Series event on the 2022 DP World Tour season at nine under and while he, like many of the rest of the field, moved backwards in very high winds, he kept his nose in front at seven under with a late birdie.

Ryder Cup team-mates Viktor Hovland and Ian Poulter were then at six under, with the Englishman carding an impressive level-par 72 and Norway's Hovland matching Jamieson with a 74.  Read more

From DP World Tour, Day Two Digest:

Jamieson jostled back ahead, it was windy, Shane revealed his secret to wind play, it was windy, headwear was optional, it was windy and Alexander holed a monster on day two of the 2022 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship...

Did we mention it was windy?

Scott Jamieson fired a battling 74 to maintain his one-shot lead after a wild and windy second day in Abu Dhabi. The Scot had entered round two at nine under and while he, like many of the rest of the field, moved backwards in very high winds, he kept his nose in front at seven under with a late birdie. Jamieson's second round may have taken 11 shots more than his first but was arguably equally impressive considering the conditions which resulted in just ten completed rounds of par or betterRead more

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