Magical Kenya Open R2

Shubhankar Sharma moves into lead

Kenya Open 2022 R2
March 03-06
Muthaiga GC, Nairobi, Kenya
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

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India’s Shubhankar Sharma takes a one-shot lead into the weekend after making three birdies in his last four holes for a 67 to reach 10-under in the Magical Kenya Open presented by Absa.

Kenya Open 2022 R2

“I’m really happy, whenever you finish with two birdies you’re always happy. It was a good round for me today, it was quite a slow start for me starting on the back nine, not much was happening for me, but that eagle on the 18th really propelled me.

“The front nine was great, missed birdie opportunities on both the par fives but came back strong on eight and nine with birdies and I’m really pleased with the score.”

Kenya Open 2022 R2

“It does fly a long way, personally I’ve done well whenever I play at altitude, I’m good at controlling my irons, so I did not do too much trackman work this week – I might have hit about 50 balls on the trackman this week – and I just got my numbers.

“My first win came in Joburg which was also at altitude so I have good memories from playing at places where the golf course is at a height and that is definitely helping. I’m very pleased with what I’ve done over the past few days.”

Kenya Open 2022 R2

A bogey-free Masahiro Kawamura of Japan signed for a 66 to move into a share of second lace alongside Scotland’s Ewen Fergusen.

South Africa’s Thriston Lawrence carded a 66 to move into fourth place at 7-under ahead of a group of six players in fifth place at 6-under.

Kenya Open 2022 R2

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