Broadhurst compiled a round of six-under-par to claim the first-round lead in the Farmfoods British Par 3
Championship at Nailcote Hall in Warwickshire.
European and Challenge Tour player Andrew Marshall sits two behind in second place after carding a four-under-par round.
Cup legend Sam Torrance OBE put in a strong performance to finish at -2 and has
left himself in a strong position for today’s conclusion to the tournament.
Teenager Charley Hull also matched Torrance’s score to give herself a chance of
taking home the coveted title.
Hull will become the youngest ever European to take part in the Solheim Cup when she tees it up at the Colorado Golf Club next week.
After the celebrity fun on Tuesday, yesterday found the
professionals battling it out to win their share of the £100,000 prize fund.
Some of the top European Tour and European Senior Tour golfers are still
competing for the title.