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Kingsport's James Beckner opens U.S Junior Amateur with an 81

Staff Report • Jul 22, 2013 at 5:01 PM

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Kingsport’s James Beckner shot a 9-over-par 81 in Monday’s opening round of the USGA Junior Amateur being held at Martis Camp. He is tied for 125th.

Scottie Scheffler from Dallas posted a 5-under 67 to take the early lead.

After today’s second round of stroke play qualifying, the top 64 players will advance to match play on Wednesday.

Beckner will be a junior this year at Dobyns-Bennett.

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