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under par

Below average; not as good as desired, required, or expected. This essay you turned in on Friday is really under par, Stevens. Has something been distracting you from your studies recently? Our food was rather uninteresting, and the service was really under par. I honestly don't understand why this restaurant is so popular! I'm feeling a bit under par this morning, boss. I don't think I can make it in to work today!
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Shahid Javed Khan came at fourth place with five under par from first day's seventh position.
Pakistan team player Taimur Naseer, who also represented Pakistan in Sri Lankan Open and Thailand Open, carded 142, two under par at third overall after the second day round.
Mohit and Andersen wrapped up the first two days on a total of 1 under par 143 and 1 over par 145 respectively.
Golf Park's Jacob Okello moved to third place after an impressive three under par 69 to close the day on 219.Okello was heading for a five under par until he picked up a double bogey at the par four-18th hole.
bogeyed the par three-11th but followed that with five birdies from the 12th to the 16th for another 32 and the day's 64, just a shot shy of the professional course record of 63 set by local pro John Wangai last October.Wangai survived from a poor front nine which included a double bogey at the par three-fifth and two single bogeys, to post three under par at the back nine which included two birdies, and an eagle with only a bogey at the 14th for a level par 72 and a two rounds total of three under par 141, tying with Mudanyi who carded two over par 74, having shot five under par 67 in the first round on Monday.
At the par-five ninth, he put the icing on the cake with a superb eagle three, and turned in a first-class five under par 32.
Sweden's Thomas Pieters took a slender one-shot lead into the third round at eight under par, followed by Danny Masrin from Indonesia and Spain's Nacho Elvira at seven under.
CHRIS Paisley, the European circuit star from Stocksfield, shot a final round of 73 in the Qatar Masters to aggregate 286 (74-69-70-73) - two under par - but finished outside the top 30.
Played over the 7,365-yard par-72 Al Mouj course at Muscat, Oman, Paisley shot rounds of 71-72-69-72 to finish four under par.
If that wasn't enough, he followed with an excellent birdie three at the 427-yard par-four fifth to go three under par and seven under for the tournament.
He had a fine birdie at the tortuous 593-yard par-five 12th to be level par again but now needed to be at least under par for the remaining holes.
The tiger-like rough at the 486-yard par-four 16th is a torrid test but Westwood's drive split the centre of the fairway and, following a super second, she afely secured his four to go three under par.