16 Feb '12, 3pm

Golf: Whiteford, Canizares share lead in Avantha Masters (H-I)

Golf: Whiteford, Canizares share lead in Avantha Masters (H-I)

GURGAON, India: Peter Whiteford of Scotland and Spain's Alejandro Canizares left fancied opponents behind to take the lead after the opening round of the $2.4 million Avantha Masters on Thursday. The duo both shot six-under par 66 to head the leaderboard in India's richest golf event, tri-sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI). Federico Colombo of Italy was one shot behind as players battled a wind-swept course at the DLF Golf and Country Club on the outskirts of New Delhi. Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Thongchai Jaidee were bunched in fourth place on 68 alongside four other players, including the French duo of Jean-Baptiste Gonnet and Gregory Havret. The 29-year-old Canizares, looking for his first win since 2006, was delighted after he birdied the 18th hole to join Whiteford in the lead. "It's always nice to finish...

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