Mysuru lad Yashas in ninth position
Bengaluru’s Trishul Chinnappa matched the course record of seven-under-65 to take the opening round honours at the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship Presented by Chandigarh Golf Club.
Mysuru lad M.S. Yashas Chandra returned with a opening day card of three-under-69 and is placed tied ninth place after day one of the Championship.
The 25-year-old Chinnappa joined the likes of Shiv Kapur, Mukesh Kumar, Gaganjeet Bhullar, Gaurav Ghei and Ranjit Singh, as the joint course record holder on Tuesday.
The trio, consisting of Patna’s Aman Raj, Mumbai’s Anil Bajrang Mane and Bangladesh’s Md. Dulal Hossain, were in tied second with scores of five-under-67 at the Rs.30 lakh event.
Teenager Karandeep Kochhar fired a four-under-68 to be the highest-placed among the Chandigarh golfers in tied fifth. Another Mysuru lad I.L. Aalaap had a opening day round of 3-over-75.