India sixth at the Nomura Cup in Korea

Updated: Sep 15, 2009, 18:09 PM IST

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.

Bureau Report