JOHNS ISLAND – Reona Hirai of Summerville and Adam Garrett of Easley lead their respective divisions after Tuesday’s opening round of the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea golf tournament being played at The Golf Club at Briars Creek.
Hirai shot a 1-over-par 73 for a one-shot lead over Riley Lovorn of Anderson in the girls 13-18 division. Hirai, who won the South Carolina Junior Golf Association’s 2012 Beth Daniel Player of the Year award, had two birdies and three bogeys for the round.
Garrett holds a one-stroke lead over three players heading into today’s final round. Garrett overcame two early birdies five birdies in a seven-hole stretch starting at the ninth.
Adam Garrett, Easley 69
Will Miles, Hilton Head 70
Doc Redman, Raleigh, N.C. 70
Tyler Young, Kennesaw, Ga. 70
Trevor Phillips, Inman 71
Jake Carter, Aiken 71
Drake Cassidy, Hartsville 71
Trace Crowe, Easley 71
Zachary Lee Bishop, Travelers Rest 72
Bryson Nimmer, Bluffton 72
Weston Sanders, Greenwood 72
Reona Hirai, Summerville 73
Riley Lovorn, Anderson 74
Anne Taylor Hough, Spartanburg 76
Hannah Berman, Jacksonville, Fla. 76
Carly Burkhardt, Greenville 77
Brandi Hammonds, Bluffton 77
Kate Harper, Isle of Palms 77
Sarah E. Harrison, Martinez, Ga. 78
Victoria Huskey, Greenville 79
Kasidy Beckel, Okatie 79
Hannah Mae Deems, Taylorsville, Ga. 79
Natalie Srinivasan, Spartanburg 79
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