Shiv Kapur, Jyoti Randhawa begin Panasonic Open campaign poorly

Japanese star Shingo Katayama fired a flawless eight-under-par 63 to take a two-shot lead over Thailand's Pariya Junhasavasdikul in the opening round.

updated: September 26, 2013 18:02 IST
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Osaka, Japan: Indian golfers had a rough start to their campaign at the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open here on Thursday as none of the six, who teed up in the first round, were able to come under par.

Shiv Kapur (76) was the best in tied 73rd place on the challenging par-72 Ibaraki Country Club.

Himmat Rai, Digvijay Singh and Jyoti Randhawa carded five-over 77 each to be tied 85th, while Bangalore duo Anirban Lahiri and C Muniyapa were even further down with cards of seven-over 79 each in 111th place.

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