- Associated Press - Thursday, September 6, 2018

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) - Maximilian Kieffer shot a 6-under 64 to lead the European Masters first round on Thursday.

The 28-year-old German, who never won on the European Tour, had seven birdies and one bogey in finishing one shot better than Andy Sullivan, Soren Kjeldsen, Julien Guerrier and Hideto Tanihara.

Englishman Sullivan, a member of Europe’s losing 2016 Ryder Cup team, had a run of five birdies in six holes to reach the turn in 30.

Ryder Cup vice-captain Lee Westwood shot a 2-under 68 on the 6,282-meter (6,848-yard) course in the Swiss Alps that is blanketed in snow through the winter.

Two-time major winner John Daly had five birdies, two double bogeys and two triple bogeys in shooting a 7-over 77.


More AP sports: https://apnews.com/tag/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide