Saturday, 30 April 2011
Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia, April 30: Berry Henson of the USA leads at the halfway mark of the US$75,000 Clearwater Masters 2011, shooting a two-under-par, 70 earlier today (Saturday).
31-year-old Henson held on to his lead with a two-day total of nine-under-par 135 at the Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort in Batu Gajah, Perak, which is a 90-minute drive from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.
He was two-under through seven holes before play was suspended on Friday and returned this morning to complete the remaining holes where he posted one birdie against one bogey.
He was delighted to remain in the lead and hopes to muster enough strength to win his first title on the Asian Development Tour.
Hsu Chia-jen of Chinese Taipei, who finished second on the Asian Development Tour Order of Merit last season, shot a 71 to share second place with Atthaphon Prathummanee of Thailand (69) on a 137 total.
The halfway cut was set at two-over-par 146 with a total of 53 players making the last two rounds.
Leading second round scores:-
135 - Berry HENSON (USA) 65-70
137 - HSU Chia-Jen (TPE) 66-71, Atthaphon PRATHUMMANEE (THA) 68-69
138 - Pornpong PHATLUM (THA) 71-67, Rick GIBSON (CAN) 70-68
139 - Miguel TABUENA (PHI) 69-70, Shaaban HUSSIN (MAS) 74-65, Timothy TANG (HKG) 71-68, R. Nachimuthu (MAS) 71-68, Thanyakon KHRONGPHA (THA) 66-73
141 - Mohd Amli (MAS) 70-71, Panuphol PITTAYARAT (THA) 71-70, Somkiat SRISA-NGA (THA) 72-69, M.Sasidaran (MAS) 72-69, Airil Rizman (MAS) 71-70, Jonathan MOORE (USA) 69-72, Will YANAGISAWA (USA) 68-73, Masaki SAKATA (JPN) 70-71, T. J KIM (KOR) 72-69