The 2019 TSA Sanwell Cottesloe Open got away in near on freezing conditions for early players to battle at the picturesque Cottesloe Golf Club.
A stellar field has assembled for the Ladbrokes Pro-Am Series event where WA’s Brody Martin and Queensland Ladbrokes Legends Tour player Darren Rix lead the field following the opening day of play.
Sitting atop the leaderboard with rounds of 4-under 68, 27 players within four shots of Martin and Rix as competition heats up ahead of day two.
“What a great golf course, I thoroughly enjoyed it,” said Rix, whose first time to Cottesloe Golf Club has been a memorable one after managing just 21 putts in the round including seven birdies.
Seven players sit one shot further back after firing rounds of 3-under 69 including the inform Michael Long, defending champion Michael Choi, the ever consistent Matt Millar, rookie Professional Robbie Morison as well as Victorian Josh Younger and WA’s David Andrews.
West Coast Wine Cellars Hartfield Pro-Am winner Peter Wilson and seven others sit two shots off the lead at 2-under the card and with a further seven players three back, this is anyone’s to win.
Darren Rix also leads the $18,000 Senior Invitational with his round of 4-under 68. Michael Long holds second place with Michael Harwood and Wayne Smith both within four shots.
With a stellar field assembling for round two at the picturesque Cottesloe GC make sure you get down to watch or keep up to date with live scoring via www.pga.org.au , this is going to the wire.
Round two begins at 7am AWST with the afternoon field commencing at 11.20am. Leaders will tee off at 12.40pm.
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