European Tour

Fichardt in three-way tie lead

2013-11-08 12:04
Darren Fichardt (AFP)

Belek - South African Darren Fichardt is in a three-way tie for the lead at the rain-affected Turkish Airlines Open after the first round was completed on Friday.

He then made further inroads on par at the 13th, 17th and 18th to sign for an eight-under 64 under blue skies and a freshening breeze at the $7 million European Tour event.

Leading scores after the delayed completion of the first round of the Turkish Open at the Maxx Royal Course (par-72) in Belek on Friday:

64 - Henrik Stenson (SWE), Thomas Bjorn (DEN), Darren Fichardt (RSA)

65 - Steve Webster (ENG)

66 - George Coetzee (RSA), Paul Casey (ENG), Ricardo Gonzalez (ARG), Thorbjorn Olesen (DEN), Ian Poulter (ENG), Kiradeck Aphibarnrat (THA), Justin Walters (RSA), Maximilian Kieffer (GER)

67 - Rafa Cabrera-Bello (ESP), Raphael Jacquelin (FRA), Victor Dubuisson (FRA), Peter Uhlein (USA) Alejandro Canizares (ESP), Marcus Fraser (AUS), Robert-Jan Derksen (NED), Julien Quesne (FRA)

Selected others

68 - Padraig Harrington (IRL), Charl Schwartzel (RSA)

70 - Tiger Woods (USA), Justin Rose (ENG), Lee Westwood (ENG)

72 - Louis Oosthuizen (RSA)


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