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Randhawa finishes among top ten again

New Delhi: Jyoti Randhawa, leader on the Asian PGA Order of Merit, consolidated his lead with yet another top ten finish, his third in as many weeks, as he finished tied for eighth position at the $700,000 Omega Hong Kong Open on Sunday.

Randhawa, who led at the midway stage but slipped in the third round with a par card, had a two-under 67 to finish with a four-day total of 11-under 265, which was five strokes behind the winner, Frederik Jacobson of Sweden, according to information received here.

Randhawa collected a cheque of $15,663.

Jacobson finished with 16-under 260 at the event, the penultimate on the Asian PGA Tour.

Arjun Singh went one over par for the final round and he came down from his overnight fourth position to tied 11th. Arjun totalled 10-under 266 for four days with rounds 65, 66, 65 and 70. Arjun picked up $10,643.

The other Indians who made the cut and played all four rounds were Vivek Bhandari, who had his best finish of the season in the 33rd position with a total of five-under 271 and Amandeep Johl, who ended tied 48th with a total of three-under 273.

Final scores:

260 Fredrik Jacobson (Swe); 262 Jorge Berendt (Arg), Henrik Nystrom (Swe); 263 Soren Kjeldsen (Den), Gary Orr (GBR), Stephen Dodd (GBR); 264 Tony Johnstone (Zim); 265 Thomas Levet (Fra), Jyoti Randhawa (Ind), Craig Kamps (RSA); 266 Nicolas Colsaerts (Bel), Rick Gibson (Can), Marten Olander (Swe), Nick Faldo (GBR), Matthew Blackey (GBR), Jamie Spence (GBR), Arjun Singh (Ind), Boonchu Ruangkit (Tha).

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