Indian golfer Feroz Garewal joint 92nd in ADT event
Hsinchu (Chinese Taipei), May 21 (IANS): Indian golfer Feroz Singh Garewal finished 92nd after carding six-over 78 in the first round of the $120,000 Ambassador Asian Development Tour (ADT) tournament here on Thursday.
Feroz, who represented India in the Asian Games 2014, shared the spot with 18 others in the 150-man field at the par-72 Hsin Feng Golf and Country Club.
Meanwhile, home favourite Chan Shih-chang rode on his fine form and good course knowledge to grab a share of the lead with an three-under 69.
Chan, a four-time Asian Development Tour (ADT) winner, fired one eagle and two birdies against a lone bogey on his home course to lead by one shot alongside countrymen Chang Tse-peng, as well as Asian Tour winners Lu Wei-chih and Tsai Chi-huang.
Local stalwart Lin Wen-tang battled against the strong winds in the morning to settle for fifth place with Australian Darren Tan, compatriots Lin Chien-bing and Hsien Chi-hsien, who leads the current ADT Order of Merit with a season's haul of $31,077.
Singapore's Choo Tze-huang and Australian Jake Stirling posted matching 71s to share the ninth place at the Ambassador ADT, which is the 11th leg of the 2015 ADT season.