Anirban Lahiri carded a 5-over 76 on the opening day, leaving him with a mountain to climb in his bid for a weekend appearance at the 147th Open Championship.
Meet Shubhankar Sharma, whose Joburg Open title makes him youngest Indian golfer to win on European Tour
India has another winner on the European Tour after 21-year-old Shubhankar Sharma won the Joburg Open by three shots.
Joburg Open: Shubhankar Sharma becomes first Indian to win title; earns place in next year's British Open
Shubhankar Sharma became the first Indian golfer to clinch the Joburg Open today, his maiden European Tour title that also earned him a ticket to the prestigious British Open next year.