Bland storms to top of leaderboard

Hampshire Chronicle: Richard Bland Richard Bland

Stoneham’s Richard Bland produced a flawless first round in the Africa Open to jump to the top of the leaderboard.

The Southampton professional shot seven-under-par at East London Golf Club, in South Africa, putting him into a tie for the early lead.

Bland, who is chasing his first ever European Tour win, eagled the par-five third, before finding five birdies on the back nine.

The 41-year-old is due to start his second round at 11.20am UK time tomorrow.

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