JARED STRICKLAND LEADS AFTER FIRST ROUND OF 2017 RMSPGA YELLOWSTONE CHAPTER CHAMPIONSHIP

Jared Strickland, assistant professional at Peter Yegen Golf Club in Billings, Mont., holds a one stroke lead over Ted Babcock, PGA Assistant Professional at Valley View Golf Club in Bozeman, Mont., after the first round of the 2017 RMSPGA Yellowstone Chapter Championship presented by Bridgestone Golf and supported by Antigua, The PGA TOUR and OMEGA. Tied for third are Renzi Lee, PGA Head Professional at Lake Hills Golf Club in Billings, and David Snyder, PGA, Executive Director of the Wyoming State Golf Association.

 

The Championship is being contested at the 6,537 yard, par 71, layout at Riverside Country Club in Bozeman, Mont., on Monday and Tuesday, September 25-26.  The final round will begin play at 9:00 am on Tuesday, September 26.

 

The Rocky Mountain Section would like to thank Riverside Country Club and its staff for hosting the event and for their hospitality.  Special appreciation goes to PGA Head Professional Brandon Kahl for hosting the event. Sincere appreciation goes to Matt Seare and Gary Spinelli, Territory Managers with presenting sponsors Bridgestone Golf for supporting the members and apprentices of the Rocky Mountain Section PGA and the Yellowstone Chapter. Thanks also to Antigua, Bushnell and representative Charley Carlson, Imperial Headwear and Sun Mountain Sports and representative Brent Palen, The PGA TOUR and OMEGA.

 

CLICK HERE for complete first round results.