Scotland's Lloyd Saltman leads Madeira Islands Open in Portugal by 2 strokes after 1st round

Lloyd Saltman of Scotland shot an 8-under 64 to match his best round Thursday, taking a two-shot lead after the first day of the Madeira Islands Open.

Saltman was the first golfer off the morning tee and birdied four of his first five holes. He finished with nine birdies and one bogey on a windy day at the Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra course.

England's Richard Bland is two shots behind. Mark Tullo, Craig Lee and Joakim Lagergren are three back.