Brittany Marchand of Orangeville, Ont., goes into the weekend at the Donald Ross Centennial Classic in French Lick, Ind, tied for second, just one shot off the lead at the Symetra Tour event.
Marchand had just one bogey in firing a an opening round, three-under 68.
Megan Osland of Kelowna, B.C., and Sara-Maude Juneau of Fossambault, Que., are tied for 16th after they shot one-under 70s. Anne Catherine Tanguay of Quebec City is tied for 26th after a 71.
All the scores are here.