Kolkata, Dec. 13 -- Gurugram's Ankur Chadha and Delhi's Kapil Kumar shot scores of four-under-68 to take the joint lead in round one of the inaugural ICC RCGC Open Golf Championship Powered by Bharat Benz, a TATA Steel PGTI event, being played at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC).

The Chandigarh duo of rookie Yuvraj Singh Sandhu and Akshay Sharma as well as Mumbai's Anil Bajrang Mane were in tied third at three-under-69 on day one of the Rs 40 lakh event.

Sunit Chowrasia and Md Sanju performed the best among the Kolkata golfers on Thursday as the duo was in tied sixth with matching scores of two-under-70.

Ankur Chadha grew in confidence after his good execution of a couple of tricky approach shots early in his round on the 10th and 12t...