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D+D Real Czech Masters - Day one digest
D+D Real Czech Masters

D+D Real Czech Masters - Day one digest

Everything you need to know from day one in the Czech Republic.


Louis de Jager's birdie on the final hole saw him equal the course record with a round of 64 on day one of the D+D Real Czech Masters at the Albatross Golf Resort near Prague in the Czech Republic.

De Jager stretched ahead of two-time winner Thomas Pieters after the Belgian had fought for the lead all day long with defending champion Johannes Veerman.

The American saw his challenge for the lead falter late on as he dropped into a four-way fight for third with fellow countryman Jordan Gumberg, Germany's Marcel Schneider and Finland's Tapio Pulkannen who had all shot 66 to set the early clubhouse target.

Here is everything you need to know from Thursday at Albatross Golf Resort.

De Jager on record form

A course record-equalling 64 saw Louis de Jager one shot ahead after the opening round of the D+D Real Czech Masters at the Albatross Golf Resort.

Local youngster on course for success

Twelve-year-old Louis Klein shot four birdies in his four-over-par round of 74 in his home country.

Pretty in pink

Rory Sabbatini was turning heads with his clothing as well as his on-course skills.

A little luck for the local

Czech player Filip Mruzek had a fortunate bounce on hole 16.

Johannes' joy at fast start

Defending champion Johannes Veerman was happy with his start.