Australia's Nikki Garrett carded a bogey-free round of 64 to claim the first-round lead in the Tenerife Open de Espana Femenino on Thursday.
The first round of the Tenerife Open got underway in the Canary Islands, with Australia's Nikki Garrett taking the lead.
Starting from the 10th, Garrett birdied the 11th, 16th and 17th to be out in three under, before picking up five birdies on the front nine to finish eight under par.
England's Trish Johnson was alone in second place at five under after carding a 67 containing six birdies and one bogey.
Italian Veronica Zorzi, South African Lee-Anne Pace and Germany's Miriam Nagl carded four-under-par 68s to lie in a share of third place.
Zorzi is going for her first title since 2006.
Nikki Garrett holds lead after round 1Friday, September 21 2012