Evans, Kimsey atop St. Andrews Links leaderboard
Nathan Kimsey
Nathan Kimsey

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.

Results: St. Andrews Links Trophy
1EnglandNeil RaymondEngland150072-73-68-69--282
T2EnglandNathan KimseyEngland100068-76-70-70--284
T2EnglandRyan EvansEngland100066-73-72-73--284
T2EnglandMax OrrinEngland100073-70-70-71--284
T5ScotlandJack McDonaldScotland70071-76-67-71--285

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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 is cut to the low 40 and ties. The final two rounds are played on the Old Course.

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