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Golf round-up: Mixed day for Shubhankar Sharma in Abu Dhabi, Chiragh Kumar ninth in Singapore


PAUL LAKATOS / ASIAN TOUR / AFP

Shubhankar Sharma grinded it out for most part of the day to finish with a one-under 71 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

The 23-year-old Sharma, who admitted he did not hit his iron shots very well, was at two-under through 14 holes, before a couple of missed putts from inside five feet gave him bogeys and a lot of grief. In between, there was a sweetener with a 25-foot birdie on the eighth, his 17th hole of the day.

Sharma, shot 71 and was at ...


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