Choi slips back at Players Championship
Korea's Choi Kyung-ju slipped down the leaderboard at The Players
Championship on Friday after shooting a second round two-over-par
74 on Friday.
Starting the day in tied ninth place, Choi, a four-time winner on
the US PGA Tour, sank four birdies but dropped six bogeys at the
TPC Sawgrass for a two-day total of 145. He is in tied 26th place,
six shots behind leader Phil Mickelson.
Former Asian regular Daniel Chopra shot a 71 to also lie in 26th
place while Ted Purdy shot a 73 for a 147 total.
On the European Tour, Australia's Terry Pilkadaris carded a second
straight 71 to safely make the halfway cut. His 142 total was eight
shots behind leader Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa.
Korea's Yang Yong-eun shot a 69 to improve by four shots from his
first round score to lie on 143.
In the Japan PGA Championship, Chinese Taipei's Lin Keng-chi was
tied 14th on 144 at the halfway stage. He is six shots behind leader
Thailand's Thamanoon Srirot was in tied 24th place on 146 after
shooting a second round 73.
May 12, 2007