Jordan Zunic shoots 64 to surge clear in Australian PGA

Smith wins Australian PGA in play-off

Queenslander Cameron Smith is heaping the pressure on Australian PGA Championship leader Jordan Zunic in a two-way shoot out for the Joe Kirkwood Cup.

The 24-year-old's going toe-to-toe with compatriot Jordan Zunic, who held the overnight lead, in what's shaping up to be a two-way shoot out for the Joe Kirkwood Cup.

Neither player could be separated on the first play-off hole as Smith and Zunic, who flirted with a 59 and the course record Saturday, settled for par.

But he twice found sand on the 17th to scupper those dreams with his first bogey of the day before a three-put on the 18th gave his rivals hope.

"If you make a few mistakes, you feel like you can make some birdies".

Leishman shot 74 and was tied for fourth, seven strokes behind.

He said it was important to have a solid second round to build on his efforts on the opening day.

"It's always great to get off to a flying start but if you can't back it up in the second round or at least be thereabouts, you're kind of just chasing your tail for the rest of the week", Bland said.

But it could have been so much better, Zunic on track for a rare sub-60 round until a bogey, double bogey finish on an otherwise flawless day.

"So when he said that to me, that made me go, wow. and gave me a little bit of a self confidence boost to say, well, maybe I am a little bit better than what I'm thinking right now".

Garcia conceded he would have to shoot well tomorrow to be in with a chance of winning the title.

Zunic, who played the European Challenge Tour this year, was on fire early after shooting 29 on the front nine to build a four shot lead at the turn.



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