Nordqvist leads in Wales
Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist is in the lead after the 1st round of the S4C Wales Ladies Championship of Europe.
Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist carded a six-under-par 66 to lead the way after the first round of the S4C Wales Ladies Championship of Europe in Harlech.
The 22-year-old picked up five birdies and an eagle, dropping just one shot at the third.
“I played really well,” said the Ladies European Tour rookie, who was handed a Solheim Cup wild card by European captain Alison Nicholas on Sunday.
“I really got my putting going today so I am happy with my day.”
South Africa’s Ashleigh Simon and Australian Katherine Hull fired 67s to lie joint second with England’s Laura Davies and Scotland’s Krystle Caithness among a group of seven a shot further back.
ALL THE FIRST ROUND SCORES
(Eng unless stated, par 72):
66 Anna Nordqvist (Swe)
67 Ashleigh Simon (RSA), Katherine Hull (Aus)
68 Smriti Mehra (Ind), Frances Bondad (Aus), Amy Yang (USA), Florentyna Parker, Johanna Westerberg (Swe), Laura Davies, Krystle Caithness (Sco)
69 Jade Schaeffer (Fra), Karen Stupples, Lydia Hall (Wal), Emma Zackrisson (Swe), Julieta Granada (Par), Emma Cabrera Bello (Spa)
70 Riikka Hakkarainen (Fin), Vikki Laing (USA), Christine Hallstrom (Swe), Louise Stahle (Swe), Becky Brewerton (Wal), Nicole Gergely (Aut), Anna Rawson (Aus), Carin Koch (Swe), Christel Boeljon (Ned)
71 Zuzana Masinova (Cze), Lotta Maria Wahlin (Swe), Nina Reis (Swe), Nikki Garrett (Aus), Elizabeth Bennett, Rebecca Hudson, Gwladys Nocera (Fra), Iben Tinning (Den), Lynnette Teresa Brooky (Nzl), Marta Prieto (Spa), Carmen Alonso (Spa)
72 Tara Delaney (Irl), Marjet Van Der Graaff (Ned), Karen-margrethe Juul (Den), Tara Davies (Wal), Laura Terebet (USA), Becky Morgan (Wal), Breanne Alicia Loucks (Wal), Sophie Giquel (Fra), Claire Aitken, Stefania Croce (Ita), Dana Lacey (Aus), Maria Verchenova (Rus), Bing Lim (Mal), Samantha Head, Anna Tybring (Swe), Margherita Rigon (Ita)
73 Caroline Westrup (Swe), Jill McGill (USA), Beatriz Recari (Spa), Melissa Reid, Martina Eberl (Ger), Virginine Lagoutte-Clement (Fra), Georgina Simpson, Denise-charlotte Becker (Ger), Amanda Moltke-Leth (Den), Diana Luna (Ita), Trish Johnson (USA), Linda Wessberg (Swe), Lee-Anne Pace (RSA), Kiran Matharu, Anna-karin Salmen (Fin), Heather Macrae (Sco), Anna Knutsson (Swe), Laura Cabanillas (Spa)
74 Mianne Bagger (Den), Claire Coughlan-Ryan (Irl), Federica Piovano (Ita), Karine Icher (Fra), Michele Thomson (Sco), Laura Eastwood, Lynn Kenny (Sco), Elena Giraud (Fra), Rebecca Coakley (Irl), Pamela Feggans (Sco), Ursula Wikstrom (Fin), Lara Tadiotto (Bel), Johanna Lundberg (Swe), Caroline Afonso (Fra), Joanne Mills (Aus), Bettina Hauert (Ger), Johanna Mundy, Stacy Lee Bregman (RSA), Sian James
75 Hazel Kavanagh (Irl), Marianne Skarpnord (Nor), Jenni Kuosa (Fin), Joanne Morley, Louise Davis (Wal), Lisa Hall, Barbara Genuini (Fra), Caroline Rominger (Swi), Martina Gillen (Irl), Veronica Zorzi (Ita), Bronwyn Mullins-Lane (Aus)
76 Karen Lunn (Aus), Julie Greciet (Fra), Beth Allen (USA), Maria Boden (Swe), Stefanie Michl (Aut), Holly Aitchison, Diana D’Alessio (USA), Kirsty Taylor, Kirsty S Taylor, Sahra Hassan (Wal), Cassandra Kirkland (Fra)
77 Anja Monke (Ger), Morgana Robbertze (Rsa), Rhian wyn Thomas (Wal), Katherine O’connor, Elisabeth Esterl (Ger), Isabella Maconi (Ita), Sophie Walker, Tandi Cuningham (RSA), Melodie Bourdy (Fra), Clare Queen (Sco)
78 Felicity Johnson, Maria Tulley, Joanne Oliver, Eva Steinberger (Aut)
79 Laurette Maritz (RSA), Lucy Gould (Wal)
80 Malene Jorgensen (Den), Camille Fallay (Fra), Sarah Heath
82 Lora Fairclough, Jo Pritchard (Wal), Ludivine Kreutz (Fra)
84 Marie Allen, Emma Lyons
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