20 Aug 2015

Fox takes the lead in Geneva

9:20 am on 20 August 2015

New Zealand golfer Ryan Fox has shot a 10 under par 62 to lead the European Challenge Tour's Rolex Trophy in Geneva.

Ryan Fox holds the Le Vaudreuil Challenge trophy.

Ryan Fox holds the Le Vaudreuil Challenge trophy. Photo: Supplied/European PGA

Fox made four birdies and three eagles to lead by one shot after the first round over Spain's Elvira Nacho.

The 28-year-old has been in solid form this season after posting his first victory in Europe at the Le Vaudreuil Challenge Trophy in France.

That was following his first appearance in a major at the Open Championship where he finished in a tie for 49th at St Andrews.

Fox is 10th on the Challenge Tour's money list, the top 15 at the end of the season qualify for the European Tour next season.

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