DANNY KAY LEADS SCOTS IN CASABLANCA OPEN
By COLIN FARQUHARSON
Daniel Kay from Dunbar made a good start to the MENA Tour's Casablanca Open today with a two-under-par 69 which left him three strokes behind the English leader, Luke Joy, in a share of fifth place in a huge field of 138 players at the Morocco venue.
Jack McDonald from Troon was the next best Scot with a 70 for joint 14th position.
Dubai-based Scot Daniel Hendry, making his debut as a pro, shot a 73 for joint 44th position.
Walker Cup player Grant Forrest and Jamie Savage both scored 75 and are joint 78th I'n the 54-hole tournament. There will be a cut after the second round.
LEADING FIRST-ROUND SCORES
66 Luke Joy (Eng).
68 Lee Corfield (Eng), Jordan Loft (Eng), Henric Sturehed (Swe).
69 Daniel Kay (T5)
70 Jack McDonald (T14)
73 Daniel Hendry (T44)
75 Grant Forrest, Jamie Savage (T78).
Field of 138 players.
Labels: MENA TOUR