On a tricky first day at Prestwick Golf Club, Connie Jaffrey returned the only sub par round of the day to lead the qualifiers in the Scottish Ladies Championship. Her score of 73 (one under par) included 7 birdies and she finished 4 shots clear of her nearest rivals.

Other notable scores came from youngsters Emma Hale and Hazel MacGarvie who both finished in the top 20 out of a field of 109 players. There was a top 30 finish for Alex Glennie and tied 50th was our Champion Linzi Allan along side past Ayrshire Captain and Champion Jane Finnie.

The second round of strokeplay commences tomorrow from 0800, the draw will be available on the SLGA website, come along and support your fellow county members.