Amelia Lewis of Jacksonville off-set a double bogey and two bogeys with eight birdies on Thursday and with a 4-under-par 68 is one shot off the lead after the first round of the Ladies European Masters, at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club near London.
Lewis, a Bolles graduate who holds dual status on the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA, trails Celine Herbin of France, Sarah Kemp of Australia and Sally Watson of Scotland, who all opened with 67s. Tied with Lewis is Becky Morgan of Wales and Caroline Masson of Germany.
Lewis birdied four of her first seven holes.
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