Southland's Vaughan McCall has completed his opening round at the New Zealand Open in good position.
The Gore Golf Club member was tied for eighth place after his morning round, after a one-under 71 at Clearwater in Christchurch.
McCall, the leading amateur in the tournament, was three shots behind early leader Craig Hancock, from Australia, and the second-placed New Zealander behind Ryan Fox.
Te Anau's David Klein was sitting tied for 59th early in his opening round after an afternoon tee time.
- The Southland Times