The country's celebrated golfer Siddikur Rahman took a lead in the board of the ongoing fifth edition of the Paragon Professional Golf Tournament carding two-under-par 142 after round two at Army Golf Club on Tuesday.
Siddikur earlier scored one-under-par 71 to place second among 83 golfers after the round one on Monday.Another premier golfer Zamal Hossain Mollah, who scored two-over-par 74 in round one, carded three-under-par 69 to move up to second place from ninth after round two.
He scored a total of one-under-par 143.
Mohammad Rasel of Savar Golf Club maintained third place with one-under-par 143 while opening day’s leader Akbar Hossain slipped to the fourth place as he carded one-under-par 143.
The 54-hole event will offer a prize purse of Tk 15 lakh.
The country’s professional golf returned to the course with this tournament after a long 11-month pandemic layoff.
Earlier, Mujib Barsho Hosaf Professional Golf Tournament was held at Savar Golf Club in March last year.