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Parmar, Hurd, and Kneer Lead at Alamo Shootout

Universal City – Shiv Parmar of Selma and Sterling Hurd of Austin both fired an impressive 6-under 65 at Olympia Hills Golf & Event Center to lead the Boys Division of the Alamo Shootout after the first round. Lindsay Kneer of Round Rock shot a 1-under 70 to take a two stroke lead in the Girls Division heading into the final round.


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Leaders: Sterling Hurd, class of 2026, carded seven birdies and one eagle on the day and was bogey free through his first 13 holes.  Shiv Parmar, also in the class of 2026, spent most of the day chasing Hurd on the leaderboard but his nine birdies ended up being enough to enter tomorrow’s final round in a share of the lead.  In the Girls Division, Lindsay Kneer finished with a two-stroke lead over second place. Kneer carded three birdies on the day on holes #2, #13, & #15.

In Contention: Trailing Parmar and Hurd by one stroke in the Boys Division is Austin’s Yi Wen Huang. Huang carded six birdies in the first round to only one bogey.  In a three-way tie for fourth heading into the final round are Daniel Ferguson of Duncanville, Aadi Parmar of Selma, and Cameron Villareal of San Antonio. In the Girls Division, Marissa Loya of San Antonio sits two strokes off the lead after posting a 1-over 72.  Three players are tied for third place in the Girls Division at 2-over 73 after the first round.

Event Format: The Alamo Shootout is a 36-hole stroke play event with players competing in two divisions: Boys 12-18 and Girls 12-18. The field was selected based on the order of player registration.

Weather: Temperatures started in the low-60’s in the morning with a misting rainfall through the first half an hour of tee times, once the rain passed temperatures rose to the high 70s. Players faced three to seven mile per hour winds out of the southwest.

Golf Course: Designed by Finger, Dye, Spann Group and opened in 2000, Olympia Hills Golf & Event Center is a premier 18 hole golf and event center located in the heart of Hill Country, Olympia Hills features Bermuda grass and some incredible elevation changes.  Olympia Hills is most known for its massive live oaks that are seen throughout the golf course.

What’s next: The Final Round of the Alamo Shootout is scheduled to begin at 8:00 AM on Sunday the No. 1 & 10 tees. At the conclusion of play on Sunday, the top finishers will be awarded.

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