Sun City - Brazilian Adilson da Silva holds the second round lead of the R600 000 Sun City Classic at the Lost City Golf course.
Da Silva kicked off his round on a morning when scoring was difficult
for everyone and carded a two-under-par 70 to move into a two
the valley where the Lost City Golf Course is situated, the winds
swirled just enough to make birdies an endangered species as some of the
first-round contenders slid down the leaderboard, leaving Da Silva two
strokes clear of Vaughn Groenewald and another one ahead of overnight leader, Jake Roos.
was a bit of a wind in the early morning," said Da Silva,
some of the fairways, the ball was picking up a bit of mud.
"I had about
three or four of those, and I just had no control over them."
But Da Silva being Da Silva, he worked his way around it.
"I managed to just keep it in play and I holed a couple of putts on my back nine," he said,
"So in the end, it was a good day."
came close to winning when he was pipped at the post by Jacques Blaauw
last week, and his consistency has put him in position to have another
shot at victory this week.
"If I can just play as well as I did in the first round, I’ve got a chance," he said.
154 - Dayne Moore (ZAM) 81 73