Piyush grabs lead at Tata Steel Northern India Open

Last Updated: Feb 19, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

Gurgaon: Piyush Sangwan grabbed a two-shot lead after carding a blemish-free four-under 86 in the opening round of the Tata Steel Northern India Open Amateur Golf Championship at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Classic Golf Resort here today.

The 14-year-old was followed by Manav Das and Smarth Dwivedi at the second place at two-under 70 while Varoon Parmar was fourth at one-under 71.

Udayan Mane, Manu Gandas, Shakti Singh and Viraj Madappa were tied for the fifth place while as many as seven players -- Arjun Sharma, Syed Saqib Ahmed, Simarjeet Singh, Harmohan Singh, SK Lakra, Vikram Rana and K Anirudh -- were tied for the ninth place at 73.