6 Apr 2012

Sport: Vijay Singh starts strongly at US Masters

10:28 am on 6 April 2012

Fijian golfer Vijay Singh has carded a 2 under par 70 in his opening round at the year's first major, the Masters at Augusta.

The 2000 Masters Champion mixed six birdies with four bogeys to finish the day well entrenched in the top half of the leaderboard.

South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen and England's Lee Westwood have a share of the lead at 4 under par late on the first day while Tiger Woods carded an even par opening round.