Pro digest: Turner on form in Myanmar; baptism of fire for Sharvin

Asian Tour — Cork's Niall Turner continued his fine start to the Asian Tour season with an opening 69 in the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open.

The Muskerry man, who tied for 23rd in his first outing of the season in the SMBC Singapore Open on Monday, shares 28th place on three under at Royal Mingalardon Golf and Country Club in Yangon.

He's five shots behind leader Antonio Lascuna of the Phillippines, who carded an eight under 64 to lead by one from Malaysia's Danny Chia.


Sharvin struggles on pro debut

PGA Tour of Australasia — Cormac Sharvin opened with a disappointing nine over par 81 on the professional debut in the Oates Vic Open at 13th Beach Golf Links in Australia.
The Walker Cup winner had two birdies, six bogeys and three double bogeys on his card and took it on the chin, marking it down to experience. 
Scott Strange set the pace with a nine under 63.