Jonathan Caldwell (Clandeyboye Golf Club) and Daniel Young (Kingsbarns Pro Academy) lead The Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters after Day One by one shot.
Caldwell went bogey-free starting his day with two birdies before heading into the clubhouse with back to back birdies to set the gauntlet down.
Shortly after it was Young who matched him with the Scotsman firing on all cylinders thanks to seven birdies.
George Bloor (Cavendish Golf Club) went five deep to go third with five birdies on the back nine chasing Caldwell and Young.
Lawrence Allan (Alva Golf Club) post posted a round of 67 (-4) to sit in fourth alongside Gavin Hay (Mearns Castle Golf Academy) and Billy Hemstock (Roehampton Club) on a day where gusts of over 30mph were blowing across the course.
Meanwhile, Brendan McCarroll (West Cliffs Golf Links) can be happy with his days work shooting a round of 68 (-3) to be seventh one shot ahead of Andrew Arft (Kirby Muxloe Golf Club), Bradley Moore (Kedleston Park Golf Club), and Niall Kearney (The Royal Dublin Golf Club).
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The second round of The Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters continues tomorrow at Macdonald Spey Valley Resort, Golf (Thursday, 18, July).
Highlights of The Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters will air on Sky Sports Golf 30, July 2019 at 20:00.