Golfer Shiv cards 71 in first round of KLM Open

Zandvoort (The Netherlands), Sep 10 (IANS) Indian golfer Shiv Kapur was tied 110th after scoring one-over 71 in the first round of the 1.8 million euros ($2.01 million) KLM Open at the Kennemer Golf & Country Club here on Thursday.

The 33-year-old Delhi golfer had an eventful start to his round as he bogeyed the first hole before birding the fifth hole. He suffered big damage as he took seven shots to clear the par-five seventh hole.

Shiv also dropped shots on the 10th and 11th hole but he did well to earn birdies on the 13th, 14th and 17th and settle for a 71.

His compatriot, veteran Jeev Milkha Singh was tied 33rd after 14 holes.

Scot Paul Lawrie fired a sensational nine-under 61 to take a two-shot lead over five golfers.

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