Spaniard Domingo leads Kensville Challenge, Kapur tied second

Winner at the 2011 edition of the event, Gaganjeet Bhullar is at one-under 71 along with Rashid Khan and Himmat Rai at 20th place.

updated: February 01, 2013 13:51 IST
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Spanish Agustin Domingo he set a new course record on the opening day of the third edition of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge 2013 at Kensville Golf and Country club in Ahmedabad on Thursday. He took a one-shot lead over Shiv Kapur (in pic) and Scotsman Andrew McArthur.

Three other Indians, Amardip Sinh Malik, Om Prakash Chouhan and Vishal Singh had two-under 70 each in tied 12th place, while 2011 champion Gaganjeet Bhullar, Rashid Khan and Himmat Rai were at one-under 71 each in tied 20th place. Last year's runner-up Rahil Gangjee carded even par 72. The drawcard of the tournament, Rich Beem, the 2002 PGA Champion, shot one-over 73.

Domingo, who had four top-10 finishes on the Challenge Tour last season, was progressing sedately over the front nine as he had first eight holes with one birdie and one bogey. He then exploded into action from the ninth, which he birdied.

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