Ajeetesh Sandhu scores a superb 69 to move up to 11th place in Japan.

Indias Ajeetesh Sandhu finishes tied 11th at Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup . Sandhu carded a second straight 69 to finish tied 11th at Oarai Golf Club .

IBARAKI, Japan (Japan): At the Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup, Indias Ajeetesh Sandhu shot a second straight 69 to finish tied 11th.Sandhu, who has to his credit a win on the Japan Challenge Tour, held steady as he found 12 of the 18 greens and nine of the 14 fairways, but only needed 29 putts to finish the round.He birdied 11th and 15th and parred the rest for a solid round after a bogey on fifth.Kaito Onishi of Japan stayed on the leaderboard, but was joined by Yuto Katsuragawa (67) and Ryuko Tokimatsu (66) of Japan and Ben Campbell of New Zealand.

In the jointly-sponsored Asian Tour Japan Golf Tour Organisation (JGTO), Japan's Shugo Imahira (69) and Yuki Inamori (70) were just one stroke behind, according to the two-day tournament.Onishi has only been a professional for a year, and yet he is on the verge of claiming his first JGTO victory.Campbells second pro win, courtesy of his 2018 New Zealand PGA Championship triumph, has come with his joint lowest round of the day, which featured six birdies and two bogeys.Katsuragawa is one to watch for his career on the JGTO Money List, having finished first and second on this season.