CENTURION, South Africa – Darren Fichardt birdied the longest par-5 in European Tour history Sunday to lead the inaugural Tshwane Open by one stroke after the first round. (Click here for full-field scores)
Fichardt was one of three players in the top 24 to need only four shots on the 685-yard fourth hole.
The South African shot a 7-under-par 65. He lives 10 minutes from the Els Club course at the Copperleaf Golf and Country Estate.