Hilversum (The Netherlands): Shiv Kapur
turned in a sparkling six-under 64 to grab a share of the
second spot but Jyoti Randhawa (74) seemed in danger of
missing the cut after the opening round of the KLM Open golf
Delhi-pro Kapur opened with a birdie and picked up three
more strokes before a bogey on the ninth had him three-under
at the turn.
Kapur`s back-nine was equally impressive as he pulled off
birdies on the 12 and 17th and more then made up for a
16th-hole bogey by signing off his day with an eagle on the
Among other Indians in fray, Jeev Milkha Singh was tied
53rd after returning a one-under 69 in the opening round. The
Chandigarh-golfer stroked in four birdies against three bogeys
in a roller-coaster round.
However, Jyoti Randhawa seemed in danger of missing the
cut as he was tied 135th on the leader-board after carding a
four-over 74 which comprised five bogeys and just one birdie.
At the top, Nicolas Colsaerts grabbed sole lead with an
eight-under 62 in the opening round.