Following the first round of the Vaughn Taylor Championship, Emma Chen of Derwood, Maryland, has the solo lead in the Girls Division with a 2-over-par 74. Chen made three birdies in her fourth AJGA start of 2020. She is also coming off a top-5 finish at the AJGA Junior at Longleaf.
Izzy M. Pellot of Altamonte Springs, Florida, and Elizabeth Tucci of New Market, Maryland, are tied at 3-over-par 75.
In the Boys Division, Austin Scott of Charleston, South Carolina, Chase Kyes of Birmingham, Alabama, Collins Trolio of West Point, Mississippi, Alexander Hall of Longwood, Florida, and Samuel Dykema of West Chicago, Illinois, have a five-way tie for first at 1-under-par 71. The five had a combined 20 birdies and one eagle.