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Massey and Pedigo lead after Round 1 at TGA Fall Series – DFW #2

Briefly: Fort Worth’s Brandon Massey sits atop the leaderboard after a round of three-under-par 69 in the Men’s Division. In the Women’s Division, Kennedy Pedigo of Fort Worth sits at the top of the leaderboard with a score of one-under-par 71, in the first round of the TGA Fall Series – DFW #2.




In Contention: In the Men’s Division, Shayler Dance of Dallas trails Massey by two shots after posting a 1-under-par 71.Plano’s Hogan Molthan, and Brandon Lawson of Highland Village sit in third after posting rounds of two-over-par 73.  Curtis Harris of Eastland, Dallas’ Michael Hoare and Peyton Boucek of Fort Worth round out the top five with a two-over-par 74. In the Women’s Division, Audrey Tan of Denton sits one shot back of the leader after posting a round of even-par 72. Orange’s Lauren Cox is in third with a four-over-par 76, and Hunter Nugent of Irving is in fourth after carding a seven-over-par 79. Rockwall’s Sydney Garber rounds out the top five with an eight-over-par 80.


Golf Course: Hackberry Creek Country Club was designed by legendary golfer Byron Nelson. The Texas-native and 5-time major champion crafted 18 beautiful championship golf holes through the rolling hills of Irving. The course was recently updated with mini Verde greens, premium Arkansas white sand bunkers and water features throughout the layout.


Tournament Format: The TGA Fall Series is a 54-hole stroke play event. The tournament field features 55 players across two divisions: Men’s, and Women’s.


Weather: The first round had mild winds of 5 mph from the Southwest throughout the day. After a chilly morning, the temperature climbed up towards 71 degrees in the early afternoon.


What’s Next: The second round of the TGA Fall Series – DFW #2 is set for Tuesday, November 17. Pairings for the second round can be viewed by clicking here.


For more information about the TGA Fall Series – DFW #2, click here. To see all the scores from Monday’s action, click here.