World number one New Zealand's Lydia Ko is tied in sixth place heading into the second round of qualifying for the Australian Amateur golf championships in Melbourne.
Ko shot a first round three over 76.
Gore golfer Vaughn McCall is the best of the New Zealand men.
An even par 72 at the Huntingdale club has him in a share of fourth place.
The two rounds of qualifying will find fields of 64 men and 32 women to initially contest match play