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Nick Hance and Matthew Griggs lead after First Round of North Four-Ball

Nick Hance and Matthew Griggs lead North Four-Ball after Round 1
 
McKinney – Irving’s Nick Hance and Posper’s Matthew Griggs posted a first round score of six-under-par, 66 to grab the outright lead at the North Four-Ball at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club (Dye Course)
 
Leaderboard: Nick Hance and Matthew Griggs’ first round couldn’t have gotten off to much of a better start when the team made three birdies in their first three holes. Hance made a birdie on the first and third while Griggs contributed a birdie on the second, fifth and eighth hole. Their five-under-par front nine would have been good enough to have a share of lead had their round finished there. However, the pair added one more birdie of the 539 yard par 5 to take their total to six-under.

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In Contention: Dallas’ David Richards and Robert Kupchynsky as well as Keller’s Kaelen Dulany and Jase Summy carded rounds of five-under-par, 67. There are 10 total teams that carded rounds under par and sit at most as five strokes back. Just two back are the 2017 North Four-Ball champions, Josh Irving of Dallas and Will Osborne of Fort Worth. Hance and Griggs will try to convert their overnight lead into a victory at 9:40am off tee #1.
 
Weather: The weather in morning started in the mid to high 30s with a slight breeze. As the winds picked up, the temperatures hovered around the high 40s.
 
Course: Stonebridge Ranch Country Club was recently named one of the best country clubs in 2019 in DFW by Avid Golfer. The 18-hole Peter Dye signature course features picturesque landscapes and new mini-verde greens. A recent bunker reconstruction has made the golf experience better than ever.
 
Tournament Format:  The North Four-Ball features two-man teams playing Four-Ball Stroke Play. Players compete over 36 holes to determine a champion. Entries are limited to male amateur golfers residing in the North Region of Texas with a WHS Index of 8.4 or lower.
 
What’s Next: The final round of the North Four-Ball will be being with tee times starting at 8:00am off tee #1 and 8:05 for players starting at tee #10.
 
To learn more about the North Four-Ball, click here.