Gangjee tied 2nd; Lahiri, Kahlon slip after Round 3 at Kings Cup


Gangjee blasted as many as four birdies to take his overall total to 10-under 206 and share the second place with Scot Simon Yates (66) at the Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here.
Chinese Taipei's Chan Yih-shin produced a sparkling five-under 67 to lead the USD 300,000 event on 12-under-par 204.
Overnight joint second Anirban Lahiri (71) and Harmeet Kahlon (72), however, found the going tough and slipped to tied sixth and eighth place with three-day totals of 209 and 210 respectively.
The 2004 Volkswagen Masters-China winner Gangjee birdied the third hole to make the turn at one-under and on his return journey picked up three more strokes at the 11th, 14th and 18th hole to end the day on a high.
"I came in today feeling more confident and I have been hitting the ball and putting the ball very well. Two months ago I wasn't scoring but now I'm beginning to score and that has been the difference," said Gangjee, who needs to stay inside the top-65 to retain his Asian tour card.
"I didn't expect to be in this position but I'm going to use the most of it. I'm not going to do anything different and just play my game one shot at a time," he added.
Among others in fray, Digvijay Singh brought home an improved card of three-under 69 to lie tied 14th, two strokes clear of Indian open winner C Muniyappa (74) and five shots ahead of senior pro Gaurav Ghei (77).
Firoz Ali's second successive 74 had him tied 51st, while Manav Jaini carded 79 to lie 69th with a total of 220.

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