Evans, Kimsey atop St. Andrews Links leaderboard
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (June 7, 2013) -- Ryan Evans fired a 6-under 66 at the Old Course and leads all players after the first round at the 2013 St. Andrews Links Trophy.
The 72-hole stroke play event draws one of the top amateur fields in all of Europe. The field plays three tournament rounds at the Old Course.
Nathan Kimsey, the sixth-ranked amateur in the world according to the Golfweek/amateurgolf.com Player Rankings, is two shots back. The reigning Terra Cotta winner shot an opening-round 68.
Belgian Thomas Detry, who plays for NCAA runner-up Illinois, leads a group of three players at 3-under 69.
Second-round play beginst early Saturday morning before cuts are made.
ABOUT THE St. Andrews Links Trophy
72-hole stroke play that draws one of the top
amateur fields in Europe. Field plays two rounds, one
at the Old Course and one additional (sometimes
the Jubilee, sometimes the New), then the field
cut to the low 40 and ties. The final two rounds
are played on the Old Course.
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