Italian teenager Riccardo Fantinelli equalled the course record at Brokenhurst Manor as he led the way at the Southern qualifier for the Brabazon Trophy.
Fantinelli – who came third at the Carris Trophy earlier this month – shot a seven under par round of 63 to take the honours.
A total of 24 players have made it through to the Brabazon from the Southern qualifier and will now tee it up at Ganton Golf Club between August 19-22.
Two more qualifying events will be staged next week for the Northern and Midland regions.
Full list of qualifiers from Southern region:
Riccardo Fantinelli, Tom Stagg, Reis Suart, Craig Passmore, Ollie Brimfield, James Ellie, Luke Spooner, Max Shirvell, Harry Uzzell, Connor O’Brien, Finlay Szafnauer, Ryan Greenwood, George Johnson, William Green, Ben Quick, Andrew Issacs, Charlie Salter, Lewis Beer, Jacob Kelso, Harvey Byers, Jay Scott, Joseph McDonagh-Brown, Kipp Popert and Rocky Chapman