Van der Walt leads at Saint-Omer

Updated: June 13, 2013, 6:32 PM ET
Associated Press

SAINT-OMER, France -- South Africa's Tjaart Van der Walt shot a 4-under 67 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the European Tour's Najeti Hotels Open.

France's Victor Riu was second after a birdie-birdie-eagle finish at Saint-Omer Golf Club.

England's Daniel Brooks opened with a 69, and Australia's Daniel Gaunt and France's Olivier Rozner shot 70.

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