Date: April 28, 2011

Classic / Salver – Round 1 Update

Golf SA Amateur Classic New South Welshman Daniel Bringolf (The Australian) holds the first round lead of the 2011 Golf SA Amateur Classic following an excellent opening four-under par round of 67 at Glenelg Golf Club. Starting from the 10th tee in the morning field, Bringolf (pictured) made a flying start to the tournament recording four birdies on the back nine and an eagle on the par-5 12th. Bringolf holds a two shot lead on the field with Geoff Drakeford (Commonwealth) and Anthony Houston (Kingswood) both carding 2-under par rounds of 69. Interstate players dominate the leaderboard after day one, with defending champion Brad Moules (Royal Adelaide) the only local player in the top 15. Moules will be pleased with a solid start to his title defense in carding a 1-under par opening round of 70, a score shared by Nanthan Holman (Cheltenham), Kalem Richardson (Riverside), Brett Drewitt (Long Reef) and Michael Smyth (The Australian). Australian Men&aposs Amateur champion Matt Stieger carded a first round one-over par 72, with the next best local players being Tom Bond (The Grange), Moe Nagi (Glenelg) and Jacob Sewell (Flagstaff Hill) who all returned two-over par rounds of 73. Former Australian test cricketer Greg Blewett is also in the mix after an opening round 74. Rene Erichsen Salver South Australian state representative Emma Ash holds a share of the first round lead of the 2011 Rene Erichsen Salver at Glenelg Golf Club. Ash (Kooyonga) carded a four-over par round of 78 to share the lead alongside interstate visitors Hayley Bettencourt (Mandurah) and Grace Lennon (Kingston Heath). Kooyonga&aposs Ebony Heard is a further shot back after a first round 5-over par 79. Reigning Australian Women&aposs Amateur champion Ashlee Dewhurst (Royal Hobart) has withdrawn from the event with a shoulder injury despite completing her first round. For all scores and information, click on the following links for the tournament event pages. Golf SA Amateur Classic Rene Erichsen Salver