Cejka takes first-round lead in Thailand, Rose one behind
Four-time European Tour champion Alex Cejka of Germany upstaged a star-filled field with an 8-under 64 Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Thailand Golf Championship. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Canada's Justin Shin shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday on PGA West's Nicklaus Tournament Course to take the first-round lead in the Web.com Tour qualifying tournament. The 22-year-old former New Mexico State player holed two late chips, making a birdie on No. 6 and an eagle on No. 7. "I never thought I would shoot 64," Shin said. Full Story.
Still Too Wet
Players will need a third day to complete the first round at the Nelson Mandela Championship after rain again disrupted the European Tour event's schedule. After a seven-hour delay on Wednesday, only a little more than four hours' play was possible on Thursday before the Mount Edgecombe course became unplayable again because of a heavy downpour. Full Story.