Texas N. Mid-Am: Trio shares early lead
DALLAS, Texas (March 28, 2014) -- The first
round of the 2014 North Mid-
Amateur Championship presented by UST
Mamiya got underway Friday at
the Prestonwood Country Club, Hills course in
Plano. The 6,496 yard course
isn’t overly long, but puts a premium on well-
placed tee shots. The 84 player
field was met with mild conditions ideal for
Lewis Stephenson of Mansfield set the pace
early with a round of 4-under
par, 68. Finishing shortly after Stephenson was
Austin Haynes of Richardson
who matched the clubhouse leader with a 68.
Haynes recorded eight birdies
in his first round. Jeff Murray of Fort Worth
also went on to shoot 68 and will
take a share of the lead heading into the
second round on Saturday.
One shot behind the leaders at 3-under
par are Michael Pruitt of
Lubbock, and Dan Cook of Arlington. In all, 11
players finished under par for
the first round. With 17 players within 4 shots
of the lead heading into the
weekend, it is sure to be an exciting final 36-
holes of golf.
Round two will get underway on Saturday
morning at 8:00 AM with players
teeing off both the first and tenth tees. The
championship will conclude on
Sunday with the final 18-hole round.View results for Texas North Mid-Amateur
ABOUT THE Texas North Mid-Amateur
Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur
golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the
tournament start date and residing in the
North Texas region as defined by the Texas
PGA Sections (North of 31 degree parallel,
Salado TX and north is break point).
Applicants must have a certified USGA
Handicap Index of 8.4 or less.
Format: 54 holes Stroke Play. No Cut.
Field limit: 84 players.
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