Sahalee Players: 3 share the 36-hole lead
SAMMAMISH, Wash. (June 30, 2014) -- Jay Hwang, Mark Anguiano and Byron Meth share the lead after 36 holes of play at the 2014 Sahalee Player Championship.
At Sahalee Country Club, Hwang, of UCLA, and Meth, who plays his college golf at Pacific University, and Anguiano, of Cal State Fullerton, sit at 4-under after Day 1 and the 36 grueling holes it brought.
Meth carded duplicate rounds of 2-under 70 while Hwang shot 72-68. Anguiano shot 71-69 to move towards the top of the leaderboard.
Aaron Wilkin and Owen Taylor are one shot off the shared lead while rising UNLV star Kurt Kitayama is tied for sixth place.
Reigning Trans-Miss winner Bryson Dechambeau of SMU, who took second at last year's Sahalee Players, is among a group of seven players at 1-over along with recent California State Amateur champ Xander Schauffele.
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ABOUT THE Sahalee Players Championship
Inaugurated in 1992, the Sahalee Players
Championship (SPC) at its inception strove to
showcase the best amateur golfers in the Pacific
Northwest. Past champions include Kyle Stanley,
Casey Martin, Peter Uihlein, Nick Taylor, Daniel
Summerhays, Ryan Moore, Chris Williams, Arron
Oberholser and Jason Gore. In addition to the
Sahalee Players Championship, the Ted Robinson-
designed course has also tested the world’s best
it hosted the 2010 U.S. Senior Open, which was won
by Bernhard Langer; the 1998 PGA Championship,
by Vijay Singh and the 2002 World Golf
Championships-NEC Invitational, won by Craig Parry.
The course opened for play in the late 1960s. The
name Sahalee -- "High Heavenly Ground"
in the language of the native Chinook -- was chosen
to reflect the Northwest's heritage and tradition.
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