Christian Salzer of Sumter was the only golfer to break par in the first round of the South Carolina Junior being played at The Dunes Club in Myrtle Beach.
Salzer, who was last year’s runner-up, posted a 1-under par 71 to hold a one shot lead. The future NC State golfer had two birdies and one bogey on a day when scoring was difficult.
Jordan Warnock of Roebuck is one shot behind after posting an even par round of 72.
Five golfers are tied at one over par 73. The group includes the defending champion Jack Parrott of Columbia, Levi Moody of Travelers Rest, Nick Willis of Cowpens, Stephen Reynolds of
Greenville and James May of Ninety Six.
Drayton Stewart of Charleston shot a 3 over par 75 to lead the 13-15 year old age group.
Complete scores are available at http://www.scjga.org