LAS VEGAS, NV (June 8, 2016) -- With one round left to play Jack Slayton has taken a one-stroke lead at the U.S. Senior Challenge. Slayton, from Albuquerque, NM is one of just four players in red figures after the first two rounds.
Slayton opened with an even-par 72 on Tuesday before firing a 4-under 68 in the second round at Spanish Trail Country Club. Tomorrow Slayton will attempt to improve on his third place finish at last years U.S. Senior Challenge.
Jonathan Valuck and Steve Wilson will begin the final round tied for second at 3-under while John Hull is the only other player under-par in fourth at 2-under.
Three players will start the final round tied for fifth and even-par through 36-holes. Among the group sharing fifth place is first round co-leader Ron Kilby.
Dan Bieber also was part of the first round lead but struggled during the second round shooting a 7-over 79 and is 3-over and tied for eighth.
ROUND ONE RECAP
Dan Bieber and Ron Kilby are the first round leaders of the U.S. Senior Challenge at the Spanish Trail Country Club. Both players lead the field field by two shots after opening 4-under 68's.
Just four other players are under-par after the first round including, Steve Wilson and John Hull who are tied for third at 2-under 70. The remaining two players in red figures are Jonathan Valuck and Charles Davis after they each opened in 1-under 70.
Six other players currently share seventh place and are only four off the pace thanks to even-par 72's.
The second round of the 54-hole tournament will continue tomorrow morning.
SUPER SENIOR DIVSION
Ted Smith has grabbed the opening round lead in the Super Senior Division thanks to a first round 1-under 71. Smith will carry a one-stroke lead into the second day over Bob Sine.
Mike Brummer is in third just two behind at 1-over while four players share fourth at 2-over only three-strokes off the pace.