Jeev Milkha Singh played through extremely well in storm-like conditions to card a solid four-under 68 that gave him a share in the six-way lead at the end of the first round of the Omega Dubai Classic Golf tournament in Dubai on Thursday.
Jeev shares the lead with Rory McIlroy, Stephen Dodd, Edoardo Molinari, Alexander Noren and Charl Schwartzel, the current leader in the Race to Dubai standings.
The other Indians had a disappointing day. Shiv Kapur with five birdies, five bogeys and a double bogey had a 74 in tied 61st place. Jyoti Randhawa with two double bogeys in his 75 was 82nd and Arjun Atwal (77) was 109th. SSP Chowrasia also shot a 77 and Anirban Lahiri playing on a sponsor's invite shot a 78 to be 120th.