7 Apr 2010

NZ leads after opening round of Queen Sirikit cup golf tournament

6:43 pm on 7 April 2010

New Zealand has a one shot lead after the opening round of the Queen Sirikit Cup women's golf international in Hamilton.

Eighteen-year-old Zoe Brake shot a three under par 69, to help the New Zealand team to a three-under par total of 141.

The team event involves 12 nations competing over 54 holes.

New Zealand, including 12 year old Lydia Ko and 15 year old Cecilia Cho, have a one shot lead over defending champions Korea and Thailand on two-under par.