Sharp leads after first round of Tri-City Open

July 6, 2013 

TC Open

Michael Roters follows the flight of his ball on the 8th hole at Canyon Lakes Saturday during the 2013 Golf Universe Tri-City Open.

RICHARD DICKIN — Tri-City Herald Buy Photo

Brady Sharp fired a 32 on the back nine to finish with a 67 for the first-day lead in the professional division in the Golf Universe Tri-City Open at Canyon Lakes.

Sharp had birdies on 11, 13, 15, 16 and 18.

He holds a 4-stroke lead over Russell Grove.

Kurt Simmons leads the first Amateur Division with a 69, with Mike Smithee, Cal Speer and Nick Atkin in second with 71s.

Jeff Hardman and Mark Olenius are tied for the lead in the second Amateur Division at 75.

The final round of the tournament begins at 1 p.m. today with a shotgun start.

Pro division

1. Brady Sharp, 67; 2. Russell Grove, 71; 3. Jordan Reeder, 72; Anthony Robydek, 72; 5. Jeff Bender, 73; Kevin Pomarleau 73; 7. Jason Aichele, 74; Michael Roters, 74; Mike Kasch, 74; Mike Schoner, 74; Alexander Moore, 74; Dylan Maine, 74.

13. Lionel Kunka, 75; 14. Ryan Dahl, 76; Jason Humphrey, 76; 16. Todd Pence, 77; 17. Minhee Park, 79; 18. Kyle Larson, 84; 19. Kurt Nygaard, 87.

Amateur Division 1

Gross

1. Kurt Simmons, 69; 2. Mike Smithee, 71; Cal Speer, 71; Nick Atkin, 71; 5. Bradley Young, 72; 6. Brandon Black, 74; Chris Indall, 74; Hank Chafin, 74; Cole Lorenzo, 74; 10. Will Speer, 75.

Net

1. Simmons, 69; Cal Speer, 69; Young, 69; Jin Park, 69; 5. Smithee, 71; Black, 71; John Molitor, 71; 8. Atkin, 72; Indall, 72; 10, Troy Green, 73; Joe Mendoza, 73.

Amateur Division 2

Gross 1. Jeff Hardman, 75; Mark Olenius, 75; 3. Andy Hunt, 77; 4. Dave Ennis, 78; Scot Hanson, 78; 6. Tim Peterson, 79; 7. Stephen Kriebel, 80; Jeff Steger, 80; 9. Steve Knutzen, 81; Alex Fazzari, 81.

Net

1. Olenius, 67; 2. Hardman, 68; Pat Iribarren, 68; 4. Hunt, 69; Ennis, 69; Steger, 69; 7. Hanson, 70; Peterson, 70; Knutzen, 70; Fazzari, 70.

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