It was a sea of yellow for the first round of the ADH Club Car WA Trainee Championship as all players, both professional and amateur, paid their respects to the great Jarrod Lyle while also raising awareness and some much needed funds for the Challenge Foundation.

WA Trainee ChampionshipPlayers were offered a perfect Perth afternoon for the Pro-Am and several locals took advantage of the conditions.

Last year’s first-round leader John Boulton once again posted the low round of the day to lead at the conclusion of round one, sharing the lead with fellow West Aussie and good friend Ethan Andrews.

“Unfortunately last year’s second-round didn’t go to plan but I’m playing well and I feel comfortable at Wembley Golf Course so I am looking forward to round two and hopefully posting another couple of good rounds,” Boulton said.

Andrews, who is also leading the WA Order of Merit, continued his fine form while citing confidence as a contributing factor to his recent success.

“I’m playing great and have had some decent results moving into the Championship so I’m looking forward to getting back out there and setting up for a great final round,” Andrews said.

First-year Trainee Jeong Woo Ha posted a very steady 1-under par 71 to sit in outright fourth place, while Melville Glades Trainee Luke Gerard fired a round of 3-under par 69 to be solo third through day one.

The second round of the ADH Club Car WA Trainee Championship will commence at 7.30am AWST at Wembley Golf Course.