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Jeev, Ajeetesh, Shiv miss cut in Austria

Press Trust of India  |  Atzenbrugg (Austria) 

In a disappointing finish for the country at the Shot Clock Masters, the three Indians in the fray -- Ajeetesh (77-70), Jeev Singh (82-82) and (79, withdrawn) -- have missed the halfway cut.

In this new format, Shot Clock' every is on the clock for every shot. Players are penalised a if they do not play their shot in the allotted time.

The official shot time allowances will be in force: a 50 second allowance for a first to play approach shot (including a par three tee shot), chip or putt and a 40-second allowance for a tee shot on a par four or par five, or second or third to play approach shot, chip or putt.

However, each can call for a time-extension up to twice in any one round, allowing a further 40 seconds over and above the above allowances to play the shot in question.

produced a big finish to sign for a flawless 67 and take a one-shot lead into the weekend.

The Finn earned his stripes on the hard way, making 12 trips to the - winning the Final Stage in 2014 and keeping his card in every season since. He is still searching for a first win.

Korhonen birdied three of his last four holes to stay bogey-free for the week and get to nine under, one shot clear of England's and South African

Local hero Matthias Schwab, 2016 champion Wu Ashun, veteran Spaniard Miguel ngel Jimnez and were then two shots off the lead.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 17:50 IST