Leader board packed at Sahalee
SAMMAMISH, Wash. (July 4, 2012) -- Tain Lee held the early lead in the first round of the 2012 Sahalee Players Championship.
Tain fired a five-under 67 in Round 1, besting a host of top-notch competitors.
Defending champion Chris Williams was 4-under after Round 1 and well within contention.
Just two shots back of Lee was Joseph Winslow and Dimitrios Papadatos, who both shot 3-under 69.
Beau Hossler, who caught America's attention at the U.S. Open two weeks ago, was three shots behind Lee with a 2-under 70.
Second-round play will be Thursday.
ABOUT THE Sahalee Players Championship
Inaugurated in 1992, the Sahalee Players
Championship (SPC) at its inception strove to
annually showcase the best amateur golfers in
the Pacific Northwest. As the stature of the
club continued to grow as a result of hosting
the 1998 PGA Championship and 2002 World
Golf Championships-NEC Invitational, the SPC's
founders decided to make the SPC a truly
international amateur event. As such,
invitations to the Sahalee Players
Championship are extended only to the finest
amateur players worldwide. Those asked to
compete will face the same challenge as the
professionals at the PGA Championship and
WGC-NEC Invitational — 72 holes at stroke
play over Sahalee's demanding South and
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