Columbus Native James Clark Leads Field After Day One of Southeastern Amateur

CLARK IS A BROOKSTONE ALUM AND SHOT A FIRST ROUND OF -7

The Country Club of Columbus is treating Brookstone alum James Clark pretty well.

The current Georgia Tech golfer shot a -7 first round score in the Southeastern Amateur, giving him a first place standing going into day two.

Clark finished day one with 8 birdies and 1 bogey, giving him a two-stroke lead after the first round of play.

He’s followed by Jonathan Hardee (Alabama) and Patrick Moriarty (Appalachian State) who each shot a first round score of -5.

Other area players competing in the Tournament include Ben Carr (Columbus High) and Davis Thompson (Lee-Scott alum) who are tied for 13th after each shot a -1, Evans Copeland (Brookstone) who shot a +1 and is tied for 39th, Stanton Schorr (Columbus alum) who shot a +3 and is tied for 61st, and Charles Waldrep (Brookstone) who shot a +4 and is tied for 72nd.

The second round begins Thursday morning and will wrap up on Saturday, June 17th.

The first cut will be made after 54 holes.

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