Chinaís Yifan Ji set the pace with a one-under-par 72 on the Opening Day of the Junior Open Championship at Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club where the constant breeze presented a tough but fair test for the 143 competitors.
Twelve year old Kenny Leseur is representing Bermuda in the Junior British Open hosted by the R&A.
The 2015 and 2011 Champion Golfers of the Year Zach Johnson and Darren Clarke attended the opening reception of the 2016 Junior Open at Kilmarnock (Barassie) .
A record 80 countries are represented in the field of girl and boy golfers aged 16 and under.
Ji was the only player who managed to break par in a round that contained five birdies and an eagle at the par five eighth. The coastal conditions meant Jiís card also contained four bogeys and an untimely double bogey at the 16th.
In his first appearance in the United Kingdom and one of the youngest competitors in the field, Leseur finds himself T107th after shooting 19-over par 92.
Leseur shot 5 Pars, 9 Bogeys, 2 Double Bogeys and 2 Triple Bogeys.