Rory McIlroy Leads First Round Of Hong Kong Open 2011

World no. 2 golfer Rory McIlroy leads the opening round of Hong Kong Open in a three way tie for a lead on six under par after David Horsey and Alvaro Quiros matched the 22-year-old’s opening 64.

McIlroy was among the first groups who collected six birdies without dropping a shot to set the early clubhouse mark during windy morning conditions.

In the afternoon, Horsey responded with a similar effort while Quiros chipped in at the 18th to also end the day six under par.

Hongkong Open two time winner Miguel Angel Jiminez is a stroke behind at five under par 65.

Northern Ireland’s Gareth Maybin and Australian Darren Beck two back on four-under 66.


UBS Hong Kong Open 2011
Round 1 Leaderboard:

Leading Players                 Country              Round 1                    Score

1 Horsey                              Eng                       64                            -6

1 McIlroy                             NI                          64                            -6

1 Quiros                               Spa                       64                            -6

4 Jimenez                             Spa                       65                            -5

5 Beck                                  Aus                       66                            -4

5 Maybin                              NI                         66                            -4

7 Fraser                                Aus                       67                            -3

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