Launceston golfer Tammy Hall leads the 2013 Northern women's golf championship after the first 27 holes were played at the Launceston Golf Club yesterday.
The defending champion used her home-course knowledge to advantage to card a total of 120.
She leads Launceston's Maree Coulson by two strokes on 122.
Victorian golfer Jacqui Baker-Stubbs was third on 123, with Launceston's Deidre Panton next on 129.
The championship finishes with another 27 holes today.
The leader in the Northern B grade championship was Longford's Susan Hayes, who fired 96 for the opening 18 holes.
In second place was Launceston's Judy McKendrick, on 98, with Riverside's Margaret Bond on 102.
Thirty-six golfers teed off yesterday in the championship and B grade in perfect conditions.