Graysen Huff, from Eagle, Idaho, fired a 7-under 65 on the 7,161-yard, par-72 course. He started on the 10th hole, and had a 30 on the back nine before closing out his round with a birdie on the ninth hole.
DUPONT — Graysen Huff, a senior-to-be at Auburn University, got off to a wickedly hot start at The Home Course on Monday to take the first-day lead in the stroke-play qualifying for the Pacific Northwest Men’s Amateur golf championship.
Huff, from Eagle, Idaho, fired a 7-under 65 on the 7,161-yard, par-72 course. He started on the 10th hole, and had a 30 on the back nine before closing out his round with a birdie on the ninth hole.
After a second day of qualifying Tuesday, the top 64 players will enter match play on Wednesday.
Jan Schneider, a sophomore-to-be at Washington who is from Germany, was second with a 67. Two Kirkland golfers, Jeff McGraw and Dexter Simonds, are tied for third with 68s.
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