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Donaldson tames wind, thin fairways

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 2:10 a.m.

Jamie Donaldson of Wales tees off on the 15th hole in front of a poster of a castle during Thursday’s ÿrst round of the European PGA Abu Dhabi Championship. Donaldson and Justin Rose are tied at 5-under-par 67 heading into today’s second round in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Jamie Donaldson of Wales tees off on the 15th hole in front of a poster of a castle during Thursday’s ÿrst round of the European PGA Abu Dhabi Championship. Donaldson and Justin Rose are tied at 5-under-par 67 heading into today’s second round in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

With Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods struggling, unheralded Jamie Donaldson took the spotlight at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Thursday, shooting an opening-round 5-under-par 67 for an early one-shot lead.

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Sports, Pages 25 on 01/18/2013

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