Thailand Open: Jamie Donaldson holds three-shot lead after day one

Jamie Donaldson
Jamie Donaldson secured Europe's winning point at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles

Welsh golfer Jamie Donaldson holds a three-shot lead after day one of the Thailand Golf Championships.

The 40-year-old carded a nine-under-par 63 to lead from Sergio Garcia and local hopefuls Chanat Sakulpolphaisan and Chinnarat Phadungsil in joint-second.

England's Matthew Fitzpatrick and Germany's Martin Kaymer both lie further back on four-under par.

The four-day Asian Tour event at Amata Spring Country Club will conclude on Sunday 13 December.