Australia's Richardson leads Dubai Open

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Australia's Kalem Richardson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open.

Richardson had an eagle, five birdies and a bogey at The Els Club Dubai.

Englishmen Craig Hinton and Christopher Cannon were a stroke back along with Thailand's Pavit Tangkamolprasert and Singapore's Lam Chih Bing. Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke opened with a 72.

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