Shahril opened his campaign with a round of one-under-par 71 to lead by one from the trio of Malaysian Junior Open champion Mohd Azry Asyraf Noor Azam, national player Mohd Afif Mohd Razif and Ahmad Zahir Abdul Ghani (2). Scratch handicapper Nur Durriyah Damian, Ong Jay Mand (7) and Affendy Mohamad (10) were a further three strokes back on 75.
In the nett category, Wan Pahkrizan Wan Abdul Kadi and Mohd Yusree Mustafa lead with rounds of 69 nett.
A total of 81 players are participating in the ninth edition of the event organised by the Persatuan Golf Terengganu.
Leading first round scores
71 Shahril Jusoh
72 Mohd Azry Asyraf Noor Azam, Mohd Afif Mohd Razif, Ahmad Zahir Abdul Ghani
75 Nur Durriyah Damian, Ong Jay Mand, Affendy Mohamad
76 Tan Kim Leong, Aliyah Mohamad
77 Jeremy Chan Yew Seong, Mohd Hilmi Ghazali, Mohd Asyraff Haji Rosli, Abdul Hakim Mohd, Mustaffa Yusof, Danial Mohd Sidek