Kansas Stroke Play: Burton paces field at Sand Creek Station
NEWTON, Kan. (June 20, 2014) -- Round one of the 2014 Railer, Kansas Stroke Play Championship is in the books at Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton. Eleven players finished round one under par.

Leading the pack in the Open Division is Manhattan's Zac Burton who posted a 5-under par 67 early in round one to set the pace.

Future K-State golfer Trent Evans of Edmond is one shot back after firing a 4-under par 68. In the Senior Division, Wichita's Steve Newman, a past champion of the Railer and many other KGA events, leads at 2-under par 70. Olathe's Tom Bachelor sits two shots back after an even par 72.

The 54-hole weekend championship will continue on Saturday, June 21 with tee times beginning at 8:00 am. The championship is open to amateur golfers of all age and regardless of affiliation. The championship features Open and Senior Divisions. Cart is included for all rounds of the championship as well as a player's dinner on Friday evening following the first round.

ABOUT THE Kansas Stroke Play

Must be a member of the Kansas Golf Association. 54 holes of individual stroke play with two age divisions: Open (any age) and Senior (age 50+). Overall Champion to be determined in each division.

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