Scorching 64 gives Liu lead in Xiamen

PUBLISHED : Friday, 28 March, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 28 March, 2008, 12:00am

Liu Guojie shot a six-under-par 64 to take the first-day lead in the US$100,000 Dell Championship in Xiamen, the second event on this year's 10-event Omega China Tour. Teaching pro Yu Gendong was in second place with a 67, while Li Chao, Yuan Hao, Kong Weihai, Yang Shengqin and Taiwan's Hsu Mong-nan were tied for third on 69. Chan Yih-shin, of Taiwan, shot five-over on the par-four 15th to undo spectacular work on the front nine and finish even par, while Zhang Lianwei had a triple bogey on the par-five 13th, to finish on 73.