Kyoto: Gaganjeet Bhullar carded a level-par 71 to occupy tied 28 after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open here on Thursday.

Compatriot Jyoti Randhawa brought home a one-over to lie tied 44.

However, Digvijay Singh and Shiv Kapur risk missing the cut with a three-over and five-over respectively to be at tied 71st and tied 103rd. Gaurav Ghei at tied 127th with a 10-over.

At the top, Lam Chih Bing of Singapore and local player Tetsuya Haraguchi blasted identical five-under 66 to grab the lead. — PTI

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