Upstate golfers are in the thick of the competition at a pair of important tournament.
Carly Lyvers shot a career best round of 67 to hold a 4-shot lead after the first round of the CGA Carolina girls championship.
“The hole seemed really big today,” said Lyvers. “I have never had 26 putts before and I am really proud of how I played today,” she said.
The St. Joseph’s High School golfer finished out her best round ever with a pair of birdies on the final two holes.
Lyvers has a 4-shot lead over Jodee Tindale of Rock Hill in the tournament being played at the Country Club of South Carolina in Florence.
Bridgeman in contention at PGA Junior
Jacob Bridgeman is in second place after the first two rounds of the PGA Junior championship.
Bridgeman trails the 36 hole leader Akshav Bhatia of Wake Forest, NC.
Bhatia shot an amazing 61 in the second round to move into the lead. Bridgeman is three shots behind after shooting rounds of 65 and 68 for 133 total.
Trent Phillips of Inman is in fifth place after shooting rounds of 67 and 70 for a 137 total to stand at 7 under par.