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

July 22nd, 2013 4:50 pm by Staff Report

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

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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