South African Women's Open: Macdonald & Thomson within two of lead

Kelsey Macdonald
Kelsey Macdonald carded three birdies in her 73
South African Women's Open
-1 L Boqvist (Swe), S Schober (Aut); Level LA Pace (SA), S Banon (Spa), J Engstrom (Swe); +1 K Macdonald (Sco), M Thomson (Sco)
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Scottish duo Kelsey Macdonald and Michele Thomson are within two shots of the lead after the opening day of the South African Women's Open.

Both carded three birdies on their way to posting a one-over 73 at Westlake in Cape Town to sit tied for sixth.

Another Scot, Carly Booth, sits a further shot back in a tie for 13th after a 74.

Sweden's Lina Boqvist and Sarah Schober of Austria are the early leaders after scoring 71.

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