18 year old, Murray, whose only bogey of the round came at the dangerous par three 5th hole, is a former Victorian Amateur Championship winner and comes off the back of several good finishes late in 2015 despite a hand injury for much of the year.
University of Oregon player Wise, is the leading world ranked amateur in the field and after a northern hemisphere summer which has seen him win the Pacific Coast Amateur and finish runner-up in the Western Amateur he might yet be the man to beat this week.
24 players broke par on the opening day of the 72 hole event.
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