Anirban Lahiri’s hot putter got him off to a flying start in the opening round of the Sanderson Farms Championship. A bogey free 66, one of his best starts in last four years, saw him Tied-seventh and two shots behind co-leaders Charley Hoffman and Jimmy Walker, who started from different ends of the course, but came back with similar results of 8-under. Later , Kevin Chappell and defending champion Sebastian Munoz joined him at the top for a four-way lead. Matt Gligic of Canada is fifth at 7-under at Mississippi, US.

Lahiri was tied for seventh were JT Poston, Keegan Bradley, Cameron Davis and Talor Gooch.

Lahiri knows he needs a good result each week to get into the following week and he is embracing the pressure. Playing at the Sanderson Farms for only the second time – he was T-45 last year – Lahiri said the Country Club of

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