Home > Sport > Golf
Friday February 14, 2014 MYT 8:08:00 PM
Friday February 14, 2014 MYT 10:30:15 PM
Airil Rizman (pic) and Iain Steel equalled the course record of 6-under 66 in the third round of the Swiss Garden Closed Championships in Lumut on Friday. - PGM
PETALING JAYA: Iain Steel and Airil Rizman stole the third round show with identical six-under 66s at the PGM Tour’s Swiss Garden Closed Championships at Damai Laut Golf and Country Club in Lumut.
But it’s Kemarol Baharin, with an even-par 72 on Friday, who maintained his lead with a three-day total of 211. Steel and Airil’s feat saw them equalling the course record that was set by Singapore’s Lam Chi Bing in August 2006.
Steel, who has a career low round of 10-under 62, which he set on the US Nationwide Tour about a decade ago, now trails Kemarol by just one shot while Airil is tied for 14th.
“I have a bad back ... I’ve been carrying it for the past few seasons. However, it comes and goes but today (yesterday) I played a comfortable round of golf and enjoyed it,” said Steel, who shares second spot with Hans Jamil.
Airil, who blew up with an 84 and 75 on the first two days, now has a three-day total of 225.
He gave himself a big boost when he aced the par-3, 13th hole.
Tags / Keywords:
Airil Rizman, Iain Steel, Kemarol Baharin, golf, Lumut, Damai Laut
Bad back forces Steel out of Malaysian Open golf championship
Sukree takes slim lead into Sime Darby final day
Golfer Airil wants to 'shake it off' at Champions meet
Big surprise for leader Arie after second round
Duel heats up Players' Championship
A rejuvenated Nicholas grabs PGM Nilai Springs title
Upbeat McIlroy aims for Doral bounceback after missed cut
McIlroy struggles in wind at Honda but lives to fight on
Players set for another Blue Monster challenge
Malaysians abroad share how they celebrate our local festivals
8 Incredible food and wine adventures you can do in Australia!
Veteran archer takes aim with a business selling archery equipment
Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail
More Malaysians travelling to Japan
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)