DP World Tour: 'Pure day of golf' sees Antoine Rozner claim four-shot lead in South Korea

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France's Antoine Rozner enjoyed a "pure" day of golf to claim a four-shot lead after the opening round of the Korea Championship. Rozner carded nine birdies in a flawless opening 63 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon to make the perfect start to his bid for a fourth DP World Tour title. England's Andy Sullivan and home favourite Park Sanghyun shared second place on five under, with Scotland's Robert MacIntyre and David Law two shots further back. "A lot of things went my way today," Rozner said. "I obviously played well, but you need a bit of luck to shoot 63, especially on a hard golf course like this one. "I holed a really good putt on the 11th hole, my second hole of the day. It went straight in the centre of the hole and I thought maybe it could be a good day and it was. I'm really pleased. "It was a pure day of golf, one of those days when you wish you could play like this all the time."

Sullivan, who shared the lead after the first round in Japan last week before fading to 56th, carded seven birdies in his 67, including one from 60 feet on the fifth. "It was a tough pin to get at so I was always sort of aiming there," Sullivan said. "And yeah, when you get one of them in, it's more of a surprise than anything else. "I holed a good one on two as well, which they probably would have had to get the referees to repair the hole as it hit the hole so hard. "But apart from those two I played really solid again. I feel like my game is trending in the right direction, so I've just got to keep persevering with it and hopefully get in there come Sunday."

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