Calcutta: Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh was off to a fine start in his quest to become the first Indian professional to qualify for the US PGA Tour.
Jeev, in the final stages of the qualifying school for the USPGA Tour, shot a three-under 69, which tied him for the 19th place after the first of the stipulated six rounds.
He was three shots off the leaders, Steve Gangluff and Aaron Barber, who shot a six-under-par 66 each Wednesday at PGA West course in La Quinta, California, according to information reaching here.
The final stage of the PGA Tour Q-School is being played TPC Stadium Course and the Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course. More than 4,000 hopefuls start the three-stage tournament, with just 170 players making it to the final stage.