Defending champion Lee Westwood shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Indonesian Masters.
The third-ranked Englishman opened his round with three consecutive birdies and added six more at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club, mixed with two bogeys.
Arnond Vongvanij of Thailand shot a bogey-free 67 to sit in second place.
A group of six golfers were another shot back in a tie for third, including Indian duo Jyoti Randhawa and Shiv Kapur.
Three-time Asian Tour champion Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand had a disappointing start, making four bogeys and one double bogey on his way to a 75.