Abaco Club, Bahamas, Jan 23 (Ajit Weekly News) Indian-American Akshay Bhatia was tied second after the first round of the 2023 Great Abaco Classic on the Korn Ferry Tour.
Bhatia, an Indian-American was among the nine players tied second at 3-under, and two shots behind sole leader Colombian Cristobal Del Solar (67).
Starting from the first Bhatia had an up-and-down front nine with three birdies and three bogeys and made the turn in even par. He then eagled Par-4 12th and birdied the 18th to finish 3-under 69.
A week ago Bhatia twice double bogeyed during the week at the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, which he was defending. He ended tied fourth this time.
First-year Korn Ferry Tour member Cristobal Del Solar cards a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke lead in his second career Korn Ferry Tour start. He was T-31 last week at 2023 The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic.
–Ajit Weekly News
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