Cole Maday, from West Linn, Ore., and the 2017 winner of the Oregon Amateur, had a pair of 4-under 68s on the 6,986-yard, par-72 South and North nines at Sahalee.
SAMMAMISH — Cole Maday, who just completed his junior season at UCLA, took a four-shot lead after two rounds Monday of the Sahalee Players Championship at Sahalee Country Club.
Maday, from West Linn, Ore., and the 2017 winner of the Oregon Amateur, had a pair of 4-under 68s on the 6,986-yard, par-72 South and North nines at Sahalee.
Three players are tied at 4-under 140 — Brian Humphreys of Vancouver, Wash., (72-68), Nathan Barbieri of Sydney, Australia (70-70) and Cole Hammer of Houston (70-70).
Maday, who tied for ninth in this event last year, had an eagle 3 on the 544-yard, par-5 11th hole in his first round to go along with four birdies and two bogeys. In his second round Monday, he had a clean card with no bogeys and four birdies.
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The top local player after the first day is RJ Manke of Lakewood, tied for 17th after a 74-71—145.
The event continues with 18 holes Tuesday and the final 18 holes Wednesday.
• With a 5-under 65, Davis Gullikson of Meadow Park vaulted himself into a tie atop the Seattle Amateur leaderboard. Gullikson is at 3-under 137 after rounds at Jackson Park on Sunday and Jefferson Park on Monday. He is tied with Devin Andrews of Western Washington University, who had a 70 at Jefferson after an opening 67 at Jackson. Ben DuBois of Fairwood Golf & Country Club is third at 70-68—138 as the final round is set for Tuesday at West Seattle.
• Timothy Horn, a Honolulu kicker regarded as one of the best in the 2019 recruiting class, has made a verbal commitment to the Huskies. Chris Sailer Kicking ranks the 6-foot-3, 205-pound Horn as the No. 3 kicking prospect.
• Everett goaltender Dustin Wolf has been named to the USA Hockey roster for the under-18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in August in Alberta. Last season for the Silvertips, Wolf had a 13-6 record with four shutouts with a .928 save percentage.