Green shoots 64 to lead Czech Masters

(AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)

VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) Gavin Green of Malaysia shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday.

Hoping to become the first Malaysian to win a European Tour trophy, Green birdied eight of the first 12 holes to top the leaderboard. He bogeyed the 13th but returned to the leading position with a last-hole birdie at the Albatross Golf Resort near Prague.

He also shared the lead last year after matching the course record with an opening 64.

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