Date: July 09, 2010

US: Richardson second at Hilton Head

PLAYERS AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP SCORING Tasmania&aposs Kalem Richardson fired an opening round 4-under par 68 to be in second place at the Players&apos Amateur Championship at the West Course at Hilton Head Golf Club. Richardson sits one stroke behind leader James White (Georgia) at 5-under. National Squad member Bryden Macpherson fired a 2-under par 70 to be in a tie for fourth place. AIS Squad member Jordan Sherratt is a shot behind Macpherson after his opening 1-under 71. WA&aposs Jason Scrivener fired a 2-over 74 for a share of 25th place while National Squad members Kieran Pratt (VIC) and Ryan McCarthy (TAS) shared 40th place with Brendan Smith (NSW) at 3-over par. Victorians Luke Bleumink and Daniel Beckmann finished at 4-over and 7-over respectively. ROUND 1 LEADERBOARD (Leader & Australians) 1 James White Acworth, Georgia 67 2 Kalem Richardson TAS 68 4 Bryden Macpherson VIC 70 7 Jordan Sherratt SA 71 25 Jason Scrivener WA 74 40 Brendan Smith NSW 75 40 Ryan McCarthy TAS 75 40 Kieran Pratt VIC 75 49 Luke Bleumink VIC 76 65 Daniel Beckmann VIC 79