VALENCIA, Calif. (April 14, 2014) -- Tim Hogarth found himself in a familiar position in the first round of the 2014 Southern California Mid-Amateur Championship.
The five-time champion is near the top of the leaderboard.
Hogarth shot rounds of 70-74 on the first day of play -- 36 grueling holes at Valencia Country Club -- and was tied for the lead alongside Ramie Sprinkling at press time.
Sprinkling shot 76 in the first round but was 4-under in his second 18 through 12 holes. AmateurGolf.com will provide full final results from the first day of action as soon as play completes.
Scot McGihon shot 75-71 and sits two back of Hogarth while Dan Sullivan, defending champion Robert Funk and Ken Cruz sit at 3-over.
The SCGA Mid-Amateur is a 54-hole championship played over two days. Following the completion of Rounds 1 and 2, the field will be cut to the low 40 and ties.
For a full look at the SCGA Mid-Amateur leaderboard, follow the link below.