2 tied for 1st at Junior Am
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ALEXANDER RIDDLE of Chattanooga hits his approach shot from the 18th fairway in the first round of the TGA Junior Amateur Championship at Cleveland Country Club, Tuesday.  Banner photo, RICHARD ROBERTS
ALEXANDER RIDDLE of Chattanooga hits his approach shot from the 18th fairway in the first round of the TGA Junior Amateur Championship at Cleveland Country Club, Tuesday. Banner photo, RICHARD ROBERTS
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The first round of the 50th Annual TGA Junior Amateur Championship has concluded at Cleveland Country Club.

After round one, there are two co-leaders at 2-under par. Grant Hirschman of Collierville started on the back nine and finished his round with five birdies and three bogeys to fire a 34-34—68. Maryville’s Jake Headrick started on the front nine and finished with four birdies and two bogeys (34-34—68) to tie Hirschman at the top of the leaderboard.

Hirschman and Headrick hold a one shot lead over Garrison Hogan of Signal Mountain, Cayman Ratliff of Kingsport, Graham Gosselin of Knoxville, and Jack Smith of Knoxville.

The leaderboard is packed after day one, with 25 players within five shots of the lead. The 50th TGA Junior Amateur Champion will be crowned Thursday.