Samantha Richdale of Kelowna, B.C., is tied for second, two shots off the lead, after she shot a first-round, four-under 68 at Florida’s Natural Charity Classic in Lake Wales, Fla., on Friday.
Richdale finished the day with five birdies and a bogey.
Augusta James shot a 70 and is tied for eighth.
An even par 72 has Canadian LPGA Tour veteran Lorie Kane tied for 19th going into Saturday’s second round.
That leaderboard is here.