Hilton Head, South Carolina, 13 Apr 2017

Lahiri shoots first round 67 for share of 11th place at RBC Heritage

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri opened his campaign at the RBC Heritage in style with a four-under 67 that gave him a share of 11th place.

Lahiri, currently placed 80th in the world rankings, trailed the leader American Bud Cauley by four shots.

Anirban started from the 10th and had three birdies on 10th, 15th and 17th and when he birdied the first he was four-under through 10. A bogey on third was compensated by a birdie on fourth. He again bogeyed sixth and birdied seventh to finish at four-under.

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