The opening day of the Mid-Am Open offered players hot weather

The Mid-Am Open by Assa Abloy opening day was played today at Otepää Golf & Country Club. Players braved the severe heat and it was not easy for anyone. In the men’s division the best scores were recorded by Marten Palm and Anders Anderson (both Niitvälja Golf club), who both shot 77 (+4) today. Martin Järve (Rae Golf club) is two shots behind and Aleksi Seppänen from Finland with three. Jan Larsson (Estonian Golf & Country Club) and Joel Rothberg, captain of Niitvälja Golf club who was the only mid-amateur to record an eagle today, are four shots off the lead. Results

The women’s lead after the opening day is Eva Peedimaa (Tartu Golf club) who shot 86 today. Only one shot behind is Getter Saaroja (Rae Golf club) and two shots behind Kristel Ulla (Niitvälja Golf club). Fourth is Triin Anette Kaasik (Tartu Golf club), three shots behind the leader. Results