Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez defied father time and the effects of the flu to take his place at the top of the leaderboard with a six-under-par 66.

Despite having his card marred by a lone bogey at the last hole, Jimenez is confident of taking on the best players from the Asian Tour and the European Tour this week.

Hear what the charismatic, cigar smoking golf pro has to say about it.