Penn. Pub-Links: Brown, Whitman hold leads
01 May 2014
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: George Dressler Memorial Championship, Country Club of York

HARRISBURG, Pa. (May 1, 2014) -- Michael Brown shot a 1-under 71 and takes the first-round lead at the 74th George Dressler Amateur Public Links Championship at Colonial Golf and Tennis Club.

Brown was the only player to break par in Round 1 and sits three shots up on Scott Micklewright, Brian Fisher and David Shields, who all shot even-par 72 and are tied for second place.

In the Senior Division, Byron Whitman was 1-over and finished atop the leaderboard after the opening round.

William Chase will enter Round 2 one shot back.

ABOUT THE George Dressler Memorial

Formerly a public links tournament, the George Dressler Memorial is a 36 hole stroke play event with Championship (up to age 54), Senior (ages 55-64) and Super Senior (age 65 and older) divisions. There is a simultaneous team event with a best-two-of-three-score format among teams of three players from Pennsylvania Golf Association member clubs.

All players up to age 64 play from the same tees. The Senior Division is paired among the Championship Division

The tournament is named in honor of George Dressler, who was a member of the United States Golf Association's public links committee.

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