Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Nordqvist clings to lead in Thailand  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 22/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN -Arab News) CHONBURI, Thailand: Despite two late bogeys, Anna Nordqvist of Sweden shot even-par 72 to cling to the lead at the LPGA Thailand after a rainy second round on Friday

Nordqvist, chasing her first win on the US LPGA Tour since 2009, bogeyed the 16th and 18th holes to settle on 6-under 138, one stroke in front of Paraguay?s Julieta Granada (68), Spain?s Azahara Munoz (68) and Germany?s Sandra Gal (70), who all have one career win

A further shot behind were Americans Stacy Lewis (69) and Michelle Wie (73) on 4 under

World No. 1 and defending champion Inbee Park and No. 2 Suzann Pettersen were four shots off the pace in a field including all of the top 10

While rain dampened Siam Country Club, it wasn?t enough for organizers to suspend play. But only 22 players were under par after two rounds

Nordqvist was at 8 under until her late stumbles, and wasn?t too fussed

?I hit it good yesterday and kept hitting it really good on the first nine today,? she said. ?Then there were some tougher pins in the back, but I just tried to be aggressive and give myself chances for birdie. Felt like I did, but just couldn?t make them

?I?m excited. This is a position I?ve been practicing to be in. Hopefully, I can make a couple of more putts over the weekend and that should take care of it.

Granada enjoyed a bogey-free round with four birdies

?I holed out twice with lob shots, so that was nice. It was very welcome,? Granada said

Munoz birdied the 18th, and Gal sank three birdies, all on the front nine when it rained the most

Lewis was up and down more than most, offsetting four bogeys with seven birdies. She was par for the tournament after six holes, turned at 2 under and birdied the last to be 4 under with Wie. Wie bogeyed three holes on her front nine then had three birdies to return to 5 under, until she bogeyed the 17th.


 






  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 1 2014 - India hires masked monkey men to combat macaque menaceKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) E very talented group of men has taken to wearing monkey masks imitating their whoops and barks and hiding behind trees to ward off the aggressive animals.India has hired a ...

 Aug 1 2014 - Isolated indigenous make contact with outside world in BrazilKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Azilian experts said the indigenous people likely crossed the border from Peru facing pressure from illegal logging and drug trafficking at home.Isolated native people ...

 Aug 1 2014 - Hopes dim for India landslide survivorsKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Out 160 people were thought to have been living in the dozens of damaged houses.Women mourn a victim of the landslide in Malin village of Pune district in western Maharashtra ...

 Aug 1 2014 - Indian nurses stuck in Libya to be shifted from todayKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Acuation of Indians from the strife-torn Libya will begin on Friday with the first batch of 36 nurses from the southern state of Kerala moving to Tunisia in the morning on ...

 Aug 1 2014 - General Suhag takes over as the new India army chiefKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Neral Dalbir Singh Suhag on Thursday took over as the new chief of the 1.General Suhag assumed charge after his predecessor handed over to him the Chief of Army Staff baton ...

 Aug 1 2014 - European Union formally adopts Russia sanctionsKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) E new measures finally agreed earlier this week after months of hesitation target Russias banking defence and energy sectors.The European Union formally adopted broad ...

 Aug 1 2014 - Train hits bus with bridal party in Bangladesh 10 killedKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Lice said the accident occurred at an unguarded railway crossing allowing cars and buses to move freely across the track during the early hours of Friday.A train smashed into ...

 Aug 1 2014 - Gas blasts kill 24 injure 271 in TaiwanKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) E explosions believed to have been triggered by gas leaking from underground pipelines were powerful enough to upturn cars and tear open paved roads.Vehicles are left lying ...

 Aug 1 2014 - Friends CC GM score easy victories to enter Al Faraa T20 semisKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The quarter-final matches Friends CC defeated Emistate by four wickets while GM CC coasted to a six-wicket victory over X Eleven.Friends CC defeated Emistate. — ...

 Aug 1 2014 - Romelu Lukaku lost focus as was not first choice says MourinhoKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Joined Chelsea from Anderlecht for 18 million in 2011 but failed to make an impact at Stamford Bridge and spent the 2012-13 season on loan at West Bromwich Albion.Jose ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help