Aussie Ormsby still leads Hong Kong golf

Wade Ormsby is leading the Hong Kong Open at the halfway stage by two shots after carding a four-under-par 66.

10-Jan-2020 By Australian Associated Press
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Wade Ormsby has taken sole possession of the lead at the halfway stage of the Hong Kong Open after carding a four-under-par 66 on Friday.

Ormsby, who won the event in 2017, is two shots clear of India's SSP Chawrasia.

"I guess it's a good thing being in the lead," Ormsby said.

"You just got to get ahead and get them. I'm obviously playing well. I probably played better today than the way I did yesterday.

"Two bogeys and one of them was a bad hole, but otherwise I played beautifully."

Chawrasia, who led for three days in 2017 before falling behind to Ormsby, played a flawless round of 63

Travis Smyth (68) was tied for third place along with Shiv Kapur (66), Gunn Charoenkul (67) and Jazz Janewattananond (66).

The tournament began on Thursday after a six-week delay because of anti-government protests.

It was originally scheduled for November in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory which has seen more than six months of anti-government demonstrations.

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