Two players that come from Australia and China took the lead Tuesday in the first round of the 112th Western Amateur.
However, players from both the Midwest and Chicago area made their presence felt in the event; which was held at The Beverly Country Club on the city's Southwest Side.
17-year-old Zecheng Dou of China and 22-year-old Geoff Drakeford of Australia both shot 65 – 6 under – on a par 71 course.
In third place is Adam Schenk, who recently finished college at Purdue. He shot five under.