Saturday, December 24, 2016

James Byrne improves to joint sixth in 

Thailand tournament, five off lead

Banchory's James Byrne, based in Singapore with relations on his mother's side of the family while he plays on the Asian Development Tour, remained five shots off the lead but paradoxically improved from joint 14th to a share of sixth place after the third round of the Boonchu Ruankit Championship at Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand today (Saturday, local time).

Byrne, pictured, has had rounds of 70, 66 and and 68 for a nine-under-par tally of 204. He birdied the second, eighth, 10th, 15th and 16th but bogeyed the sixth and 11th in halves of 34 for his three-under-par third round of 64.
Jaturon Duangphaichoom (Thailand), leader by one stroke at the halfway stage, crashed to a share of 45th place on 212 after a disastrous third-round 81 which included a quadruple bogey 7 at the short 13th and a double bogey 6 at the 16th.
The new leader, also from Thailand, is Tap Chanachok whose rounds of 70, 65 and 64 for 199 have given him a three-shot lead with one round to go.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand), winner two years ago of the Paul Lawrie Match-play Tournament at Murcar Links, is sharing fourth place on 203 with rounds of 66, 68 and 69.

Players from Thailand unless stated otherwise
par 213 (3x71)
199 T Chanachok 70 65 64
202 R Wannascrichan 68 67 67, T Jaidee 66 66 70.
203 T Kaewsiribandit 66S Kooratanapa#is 68 69, K Aphibarnrat 66 68 68  
204 J Byrne (Sco) 70 66 68, K Techakanokboon 68 68 68, S Kooratanapisan 68 67 69, D Boonma 65 67 72



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