Jazz battles on at Queen’s Cup

Thailand’s teenager Jazz Janawattananond continued to put out another spirited performance by battling to an even-par 71 at the Queen’s Cup on Saturday. The Black Mountain player fell victim to demanding course nicknamed the Beast of Samui and mixed his card with two bogeys, one double-bogey and four birdies before signing for a three-day total of three-over-par 216.

Jazz now trails third round leader Poom Saksansin by 15 shots in tied 36th place heading into the final round in the holiday isle of Samui.

Over in Austria, American Berry Henson continued to stay within sights of the leaders after returning with a round of 72 for a 140 total at the Lyoness Open.

The Black Mountain sponsored American took a share of seventh place, five shots behind Swedish leader Mikael Lundberg. Henson carded four birdies but dropped two bogeys and one double bogey in his second round.

“Good fight today after a rough start. Nice chip in on the last to get back to even for the day. On to moving day!” wrote Henson in his Facebook post.

Another Black Mountain star, Rikard Karlberg shot a second straight 73 for a share of 47th position going into the weekend rounds in the European Tour event.