UBS Hong Kong Open 2016: Thursday Leaderboard Scores and Highlights


Rafa Cabrera Bello held a one-shot lead over Sebastien Gros at the close of play at the 2016 UBS Hong Kong Open on Thursday having carded a six-under 64.

Behind the pair, 10 players find themselves on four under including Jordan L Smith, Tommy Fleetwood and David Lipsky.

Danny Willett and Ian Poulter went round in 68, while Patrick Reed and defending champion Justin Rose were level par on 70.

Here’s the top of the leaderboard after the first round:


Starting at the 11th, Cabrera Bello enjoyed a steady opening to his round with a series of five pars, before a flurry of birdies at the 16th, 17th, first and third brought him level with early leader Smith on four under.

According to the European Tour, the Spaniard—who carded an unblemished round—maintained a 100 per cent record of hitting every green in regulation.

The 32-year-old then finished his …

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