Chaka DeSilva shot a 1-over par 72 to lead at the conclusion of the First Round, while four players ended the day one stroke back.
Arriek Douglas, Christian Collins, Jarryd Dillas, and Michael Sims all shot a First Round 2-over par 73 to finish the day in second place.
Fourteen-year-old Oliver Betschart and Cory DeSilva both shot 4-over par 75ís to finish T3rd.
2021 Qualifier Damian Palanyandi is not far behind, finishing at +5 over along with Dwayne Pearman.
Butterfield Bermuda Championship Local Qualifier Leaderboard
+01 Chaka DeSilva +02 Arriek Douglas +02 Christian Collins (a) +02 Jarryd Dillas (a) +02 Michael Sims +04 Camiko Smith +04 Oliver Betschart (a) +04 Cory DeSilva +05 Damian Palanyandi (a) +05 Dwayne Pearman +06 Nicholas Jones +08 Kenneth Leseur (a) +08 Andrew Trott-Francis +08 Andrew Trott +09 Oliver Pitcher +11 Chris Grantier +11 Delyone Borden +13 Scott Roy +13 Makie De Souza +14 Steven Lambert +16 Jeffrey Lindo +16 Christopher Smith +17 Michael Wells (a) +22 Marshall Minors +23 Lester Cox