Hero Indian Open. Daniel Im In Charge.

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Daniel Im, from the United States, is in charge of the Hero Indian Open after the first round at Delhi Golf Club.

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USA Daniel carded a first round -7 under par 65 to top the Hero Indian Open in the first round at Delhi Golf Club, to lead by one shot. He was playing the New Delhi golf course for the first time, which measures only 6983 yards, but still gave the set up some respect, needing to hit good irons to get birdie putts;

“I came in with a bit of respect. I showed some respect and got some respect back.”

“There were a couple of times where I almost walked away with a bogey but I made the up-and-down.”

“I was just cool. I’ve heard about this golf course so many times prior to this trip.”

I’ve played a lot of golf at the beginning of this year in South Africa. The courses were way different from South African courses.”

“I like this area where you need to keep it straight and hit good iron shots to have good birdie putts.”

ESP Jorge Campillo, ESP Nacho Elvira and THA Prom Meesawat share second place at -6 under par, with opening efforts of 66.

There are five players tied in fifth place at -5 under par, Indian duo IND SSP Chawrasia and IND Sanjay Kumar recorded rounds of 67, along with Australian AUS Terry Pilkadaris and South Korea’s KOR Jeunghun Wang.

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