MISSION HILLS, KS (July 12, 2011) -- Southern Methodist University golfer Kelly Kraft fires an opening round 5-under par 65 and leads the field following round one of the 108th Trans-Mississippi Championship at Kansas City Country Club.
Chris Brant of Iowa, Dylan Frittelli of Texas, Kevin Dougherty of Oklahoma State and Wichita mid-amateur Jonathan May are all one shot back with 4-under par 66’s.
Amateurgolf.com member Brandon Hagy is two strokes back with a first round 67.
The championship will continue with round two on Wednesday, July 13th.
The championship is a 72-hole stroke play championship with a cut following 36-holes of play to the low 60 players and ties for the final round which is 36-holes.
The Trans-Mississippi Championship has been hosted at Kansas City Country Club seven times previously.