20 Jan '11, 4pm

Golf: In-form Schwartzel leads in Abu Dhabi

Golf: In-form Schwartzel leads in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: A change of continents was not enough to stop the remarkable run of form of South African Charl Schwartzel, who raced to the top of the leaderboard on the opening day of the 2.7 million dollar Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Thursday. The 26-year-old from Verceeniging, winner last week at the Joburg Open, was eight-under par after just 12 holes, which was how he finished after making a bogey on the penultimate hole before negating that with a birdie finish. That gave Schwartzel, the current leader of the European Tour's Race to Dubai standings, a one-shot lead over Ireland's Padraig Harrington, who appeared pleasantly surprised with his position considering he overhauled his swing completely over the winter break. There were some anxious moments for US Open champion Graeme McDowell as he endured the possibility of a rule violation on the final hole after a rousin...

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