Calcutta: Rookie Ashok Kumar and Mukesh Kumar both blasted five-under 65 to join Rohtas Singh atop the leaderboard in the second round of the Hyundai Open 2002 at the Madras Gymkhana Club on Thursday.
According to information received here, local hero Loganathan Gopi aced the first hole of his professional career. The leaders tallied six-under 134.
Calcutta’s Mohammed Salim was placed fourth two strokes behind the leader at four-under 136, while another Calcuttan, Firoz Ali was tied for the fifth position with Delhi’s Monish Bindra at three-under 137.
Overnight leader Mohammed Islam shot a three-over 73 on Thursday, to slip to tied-tenth at level-par 140. The cut was applied at nine-over 149 .