Mexico’s Margarita Ramos and Austrian Christine Wolf both shot 65 to tie for the lead after the opening round of the Ocho Golf Ladies Open – Galicia at the Augas Santas Balneario & Golf Resort in Panton, Spain today.
Ramos who finished tied 25th at the Lalla Aicha LET Tour School in December last year, birdied the 3rd and 7th holes, then recorded back to back birdies on the 10th and 11th holes and closed with a birdie on the 309 yard par four 18th, for a bogey free round of 5 under par.
Wolf, the 2012 Crete Ladies Open champion, was equally as impressive, covering the front nine in 30 shots, before mixing two birdies with two bogeys on the back nine, to be home in 35. Belgium’s Chloe Leurquin, who is combining her studies in Business and Engineering with competing on the LET Access Series this year, shot 66 (-4) to lie in third place.
Young Danish amateur Nicole Broch Larsen did not manage a par on her opening nine holes, scoring six birdies and three bogeys. Broch Larsen combined one birdie with a bogey on her closing nine holes to sit at 3 under par and in fourth position.
Peru’s Maria Salinas, Australian Bree Arthur, Mireia Prat From Spain and the Netherlands’ Chrisje de Vries all shot 68, 2 under par, to be tied for fifth place.
The second round of the Ocho Golf Ladies Open - Galicia gets underway tomorrow morning at 9am.