Ryan Fox (New Zealand) and South African George Coetzee (on the photo) took the lead after the opening day of the 2019 Amundi Open de France. The duo sits at six under par after they both opened up with first round 65. Benjamin Hebert, Kurt Kitayama and Richie Ramsay are a shot behind the leaders and share third place.
First round leaderboard:
Last year champion Alex Noren started the defense of his title with 72 today. Noren had a crazy day on the course where he carded one double bogey, four bogeys, three birdies and one eagle. The 2018 European team Ryder Cup member shares 65th place at one over par.
The 2009 champion Martin Kaymer had a solid start of this year edition of the tournament. Kaymer posted first round 68 and shares 13th place at three under par.