Spain’s Paula Martin Sampedro from Spain has set the early pace in the Girls’ Amateur Championship, with August Petersson from Sweden and England’s Reis Suart out in front in the Boys’ Amateur Championship.
History is being made in Angus with leading under-18 players from across the world gathering for the two championships, proudly supported by EventScotland.
For the first time, the match play stages of the R&A Girls’ and Boys’ Amateur will be played simultaneously at one venue when they are held over the famed links of Carnoustie later in the week.
In another notable first, the 36-hole finals of both championships on Sunday will be live streamed by The R&A at last year’s venue for the AIG Women’s Open.
Today saw stroke play qualifying in the Boys’ Amateur at Panmure and Monifieth before the knock-out stages move to Carnoustie, with the Girls’ Amateur contested at Carnoustie all week.