Day one is in the books at the West Virginia Golf Association’s (WVGA) Four-Ball Championship at The Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, W. Va. Tied for first, with a two-stroke lead at eight under par 64 are the reigning Four-Ball Champions Bryson Beaver of Elkview and Tanner Vest of Shady Spring and two-time West Virginia Four-Ball Champions Sam O’Dell of Hurricane and Pat Carter of Huntington.

Three teams are tied for third two strokes back at six under par 66:  Christian Boyd of Charles Town and Clayton Thomas of Proctorville, Ohio; Drew Call of Shepherdstown and Kyle Bird of Charleston; and Davey Jude of Kermit and Todd Duncan of Daniels.

Individual highlights of the day, which contributed to team scores, were two birdies and two eagles by Carter, two birdies and an eagle for Thomas, five birdies for Mason Weese of Charleston and one birdie and two eagles each for Brandon Tinney of Shady Spring and Nathan Daniels of Beckley.

“It was a perfect day to play golf in West Virginia today at The Resort at Glade Springs,” said WVGA Interim Executive Director Chris Slack.  “We have a sold-out field of 56 teams this weekend.”

Kyle Long, head golf professional at Glade Springs Resort, said, “We are extremely excited to host this tournament again.  Our course is in wonderful shape and it’s great to see some of the best amateur golfers in the state paired up.”

The Championship concludes Sunday, June 11.  Click here for today’s leaderboard.

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