Reese Ramsey has three-shot lead at Texas Cup
Reese Ramsey
Reese Ramsey

FORT WORTH, Tex. (Nov. 1, 2014) — Reese Ramsey of Austin shot three-under-par 68 in the first round of the Texas Cup Invitational on Saturday and has a three-stroke lead at Mira Vista Country Club.

Ramsey, who started on hole No. 10, made birdie on three consecutive holes to finish his front-nine, and birdied two more holes on his back nine. Ramsey finished his round with a birdie on No. 9, a 389-yard par-4 that had its bunkers recently redone.

The Texas Cup Invitational is presented by Veritex Bank and features 78 golfers and is the final Major Tournament on the Legends Junior Tour’s schedule. Mira Vista Country Club is the host of this 36-hole event for the second-straight year. The Texas Cup features past champions like Rickie Fowler, Chandler Phillips and Braden Bailey.

Mark Reppe of Dallas and Maxwell Miller of College Station are both tied for second heading into the final round. Reppe and Miller shot even- par 71.

Rishi Kejriwal, Colin Hamilton, Cole Hammer, Braden Bailey, Crosby Guercio and Turner MacLean all shot 1-over-par 72 in their first rounds and are tied for fourth. Defending champion Bailey made three birdies in his first round, including the par-4 ninth hole.

Three eagles were made in the first round along with 135 birdies produced by this stellar field. Miller recorded an eagle on the par-4 13th hole, which played as the fifth-toughest hole on Saturday.

Ryan Grider, Garrett Reband and Blaine Hale Jr. are the top three in the Boys 15-18 CGC Points List, which is the annual award for the top junior golfer in the state of Texas.

Play resumes on Sunday with tee times starting at 8 am


Part of the Texas Legends Junior Tour tournament series for boys and girls. 36 hole stroke play format. The Legends Junior Tour is comprised of four age divisions: Boys 14 & under, Boys 15-18, Girls 14 & under, Girls 15-18. Age division based on member's age as of the last day of the tournament. Must be a Legends Junior Tour member.

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