Three Canadians are within two shots of the lead after the first round of the Symetra Classic in Charlotte, N.C.
Augusta James of Bath, Ont., is tied for second, one shot off the lead, after firing a four-under 68 on Friday at the Symetra Tour event.
James’ first round consisted of five birdies and one bogey and she has a pair of Canadians just a shot behind her after Sara-Maude Juneau of Fossambault, Que., and Megan Osland of Kelowna, B.C. shot three-under 69s.
Samantha Richdale, also from Kelowna, shot a 70 and is tied for 16th with Toronto’s Rebecca Lee-Bentham and Jennifer Kirby of Paris, Ont., each at one under and tied for 31st.
The leaderboard is here.