Rudd and Duffton set Junior Tour pace at Forrester Park
By COLIN FARQUHARSON
Longniddry's David Rudd and Calvin Duffton (Aboyne) shared the first-round lead with three-under-par 69s in the Scottish Under-18 Junior Tour 54-hole tournament at Forrester Park Golf Resort, near Dunfermline today.
Rudd had a strong finish with birdies at the 13th, 15th and 17th in an inward 33. He had earlier birdied the ninth and 10th but bogeyed the eighth and 11th
Duffton birdied the third, eighth, 16th and 18th in halves of 34-35. His only bogey came at the 12th.
Darren Howie (Peebles) managed to salvage a 71 for a share of third place with Lewis Irvine (Kirkhill) after running up an 8 at the seventh. Howie birdied the fourth, fifth, eighth, ninth, 14th and 15th.
LEADING FIRST-ROUND SCORES
Par 72 CSS 72
69 D Rudd (Longniddry), C Duffton (Aboyne).
71 L Irvine (Kirkhill), D Howie (Peebles).
72 M Watt (Inverallochy).
73 L Duncan (Dunnikier Park), A Simpson (Strathmore), E Wheat (Royal Montrose), J Paterson (St Andrews New), C Bruce (Duff House Royal), C Wilson (Castle Park).
74 K McCormick (Longniddry), B McKay (Crail GS), B Caton (St Andrews New), I Taggart (Lenzie)
75 G Dalziel (Airdrie), J Broun (Ayr Belleisle), A Bendall (Castle Douglas), I Hussain (Eastwood), A Murray (Troon Welbeck), A Rigby (Royal Burgess)
76 C D Scott (Nairn), R Callan (Bathgate), S Macpherson (Bothwell Castle), C Johnstone (Troon Welbeck), J Pirie (Hazlehead), L Gillies (Nairn), S Thomson (Mount Ellen), K Bowman (St Andrews New)
77 H McColm (Nairn), H Austin (Dumfries and Co.)
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