Truckee, CA (Sports Network) - Corey Eddings and Scottie Scheffler each carded
rounds of five-under-par 67 Monday to tie for the lead after the first round
of stroke play qualifying at the U.S. Junior Amateur.
The 17-year-old Scheffler, who is from Dallas, had one eagle, four birdies and
one bogey during his morning round at Martis Camp Club. His eagle came at the
par-5 fourth hole.
Eddings, also 17, from Roseville, Calif., had six birdies and a bogey. Four of
those birdies came on the back nine.
Cameron Young was alone in third place at minus-four, while Jim Liu, the 2010
U.S. Junior Amateur champion and runner-up last year, headlined a group at
three-under. Aaron Terrazas, Jorge Antonio Garcia, Jack Comstock and George
Cunningham are all at three-under-par.
The final round of stroke play qualifying is Tuesday. Match play starts
Wednesday and culminates with the 36-hole final Saturday.
The championship is open to male amateur golfers who will not have reached
their 18th birthday on or before July 27, 2013, and who have a USGA Handicap
Index not exceeding 6.4. Past winners include Tiger Woods, who captured three
consecutive Junior Amateur Championships from 1991-93, David Duval and Hunter
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