New Delhi: Bangalore`s Abhishek Jha returned
the best card for the Indians, one-over 73, to help the team
to sixth place after the first round of the Nomura Cup golf
tournament in South Korea.
The Indian team posted a total of 12-over 228 with Rashid
Khan (76), Pawan Kumar(79) and Abhishek`s scores being
considered as the three best cards contribute to the team
Delhi lad Karan Vasudeva went nine-over 81, according to
information received here.
The hosts were on top with a commanding total of
four-under 212, four clear of the team from Chinese Taipei.
Playing his back nine first, Abhishek was even-par for
the round before a double-bogey on the 18th and a bogey right
after he made the turn put him back. But the 22-year-old came
back strongly with two birdies to finish one-over for the day.
He is currently tied for sixth place in the individual
standings, three off the lead shared by three players.