Despite enduring heavy afternoon rains, 10 golfers are in the championship flight hunt after Saturday’s first round of the Independence Bank West Kentucky Amateur.
Josh Rhodes leads the group with a 5-under par 65 at Mayfield-Graves Country Club. Defending WKA champion Trent Johnson is two shots back at 3-under. Greg Beale, the 2017 WKA winner, Shane Taylor, Darrick Herndon and Husten Lancaster are all at even par.
Carter Dodson is 1-over, while brother Collins Dodson, Lance Davis and Graham Crouch are all 2-over.
Chris Wilson, Blake Thomas and Cody Martin all shot 73s to pace the tournament’s first flight. Steve Frizzell leads the senior flight with a 71.
The tournament’s second round concludes today.