Georgia resident Reynolds paces Symetra Tour event
Jean Reynolds of Newnan, Ga., follows her putt before sinking a birdie in the Symetra Tour tournament at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord on Friday. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
The field of 138 golfers battled the 90-plus degree heat and will tee off again today for round two starting at 8 a.m.
Six players ended round one tied for second place with a 66. They were: Cydney Clanton, Kim Kaufman, Birdie Kim, Britney Hamilton, P.K. Kongkraphan and Christine Song.
She had an up-and down front nine holes to close the day, scoring birdies on holes 2, 4, 5 and 9 but struggling with three consecutive bogeys on holes 6 through 8.
Among the players right behind Reynolds are 2013 tournament winners Song, Clanton, and Kaufman, and 2005 U.S. Women’s Open champion Kim.