Calcutta: Inderjit Bhalotia and Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia returned identical cards of six-under 66 to emerge joint leaders after the opening round of the Rs 8 lakh HT Pro Golf — 22nd leg of the Hero Honda Golf Tour — in Gurgaon Wednesday.
According to information received here, Gaurav Ghei was placed third, one stroke behind the leaders at five-under 67. Roop Singh and Dinesh Raghuvanshi both shot four-under 68 for a share of the fourth spot. Vijay Kumar, Shiv Prakash and Rahil Gangjee were tied-sixth at 69.
“I was running a temperature but knew if I could get it right from the tee, it would be a good start,” said Bhalotia.