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Chandra survives

Zanzeer Singh
Saturday, May 03, 2014

BA golfer Vikrant Chandra survived the cut at the Muriwai Open, in Auckland, New Zealand yesterday.

This is after Chandra turned on a better performance at the second round to post a score of two under par 70.

He recorded four birdies, 12 pars and two bogeys.

In the first round yesterday, Chandra scored one over par 73 with four birdies, ten pars, three bogeys and one double bogey.

At the halfway mark Chandra totalled one under par 143.

Chandra has a chance to move into the top 20 with an improved effort today.

Ryan Leslie who represented Fiji at the Callaway World Junior Championship in San Diego, California in 2000, totalled two over par 146 after 36 holes.

Playing as an amateur, Leslie scored 71 in the first round and 73 in the second round.

Fiji Open champion Ryan Fox is among the contenders for the title leading the competition with 12 under par 132.