Audrey Tir of Winnetka, Illinois, and Morgan Ellison of Peachtree City, Georgia, both carded rounds of 1-under-par 70 to take position atop the leaderboard after the first round. Both players tallied three birdies on their scorecards after round one. Kate Brody of Grand Blanc, Michigan, sits three strokes behind the leaders after shooting a first round of two-over-par 73.
Ethan Gao of Alpharetta, Georgia, shot a round 3-under-par 68 to take the solo lead in the Boys Division. The past AJGA Champion finished his day with six birdies on his scorecard and is looking for his first win of the 2020 AJGA season. He is currently ranked No. 62 in the Rolex AJGA Ranking.
Three other players round out the top of the Boys Division. Tied for second place all with total scores of 2-under-par 69 are Reggie Zhu of Winter Garden, Florida, Colin O'Rourke of Troy, Michigan, and Lorenzo Pinili of Rochester Hills, Michigan.