Golf

Storm halts Singapore Open

2012-11-09 08:21
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Singapore - The Barclays Singapore Open was suspended for an impending thunderstorm for the second time in two days on Friday.

England's Simon Dyson and Chapchai Nirat of Thailand were the joint leaders at six-under-par 65 mid-way through round two when the hooter sounded at 07:40 SA time.

World No 1 Rory McIlroy had just birdied his ninth and 10th holes to be level par for the tournament. McIlroy was forced to complete 10 holes of his first round early on Friday after storms halted play on Thursday.

Leading scores at the rain-interrupted Barclays Singapore Open after the first round was completed early on Friday (par-71):

65 - Chapchai Nirat (THA)

66 - Thomas Bjorn (DEN)

67 - Simon Khan (ENG), Chinnarat Phadungsil (THA), Pablo Martin (ESP)

68 - Paul Casey (ENG), Y.E. Yang (KOR), Kwanchai Tannin (THA), Jaco van Zyl (RSA)

69 - Rikard Karlberg (SWE), Simon Dyson (ENG), Francesco Molinari (ITA), Anders Hansen, (DEN) David Howell (ENG), Himmat Rai (IND), Jyoti Randhawa (IND), Richard Green (AUS), Hennie Otto (RSA), Garth Mulroy (RSA), Gunn Charoenkul (THA)

70 - Julien Quesne (FRA), Andrew Dodt (AUS), Prom Meesawat (THA), Richie Ramsay (SCO), Edoardo Molinari (ITA), Yuta Ikeda (JPN), Shiv Kapur (IND), Matteo Manassero (ITA), Fredrik Andersson (SWE), Gregory Bourdy (FRA), Louis Oosthuizen (RSA), Rory McIlroy (NIR), Marcus Fraser (AUS), Michael Campbell (NZL), Chris Wood (ENG), S.P. Chowrasia (IND), Richard Sterne (RSA), Gregory Havret (FRA), Jonathan Woo (SIN), Felipe Aguilar (CHI)

Selected:

71 - Adam Scott (AUS)

72 - Colin Montgomerie (SCO)

73 - Todd Hamilton (USA), Phil Mickelson (USA)

74 - Padraig Harrington (IRL), Miguel Angel Jimenez (ESP)

78 - John Daly (USA)

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