Birmingham National Invitational: Tim Jackson tied for lead
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2014) -- Tim Jackson shot a 69 in the first round of Birmingham National Invitational at the Country Club of Birmingham, and is tied for the lead with Matthew Swan and Aaron Hickman.
Jackson, a two-time US Mid-Amateur champion, won the tournament three times in a row from 2006-2008.
Patrick Christovich, the 2012 champion, is part of a group of five players tied for fourth at even-par 71.
Last year’s champion, John Engler, is not in the field defending his title this year.
ABOUT THE Birmingham National Invitational
This 54-hole stroke play event, formerly
held the weekend after Memorial Day but moved to
November in 2020, dates back to
the early 1900's and is also known as the "NIT". Draws
a field of national-level mid-amateurs.
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