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Rikard Karlberg closes strong for a two-shot lead at CIMB Classic
Rikard Karlberg closes strong for a two-shot lead at CIMB Classic

Sweden's Rikard Karlberg birdied his last two holes Thursday for a seven-under-par 65 and a two-stroke lead in the CIMB Classic. Karlberg also had five birdies on the front nine in a bogey-free round at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Malaysia. After a round interrupted by a two-hour delay for thunderstorms, a trio of players were two shots back — Americans Billy Hurley III and Brian Stuard and Angelo Que of the Philippines. Karlberg is among the top 10 Asian Tour players who qualified for event jointly sanctioned by the PGA Tour. The Swede, who splits his time between the Asian and European Tours, is making only his third PGA Tour appearance after missing the...

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