Armstrong, Mendez share first round lead at the Western Amateur

Sugar Grove, Illinois (August 4, 2015)
 – Two 19-year-olds tied the competitive course record Tuesday at Rich Harvest Farms when they shot 5-under par 67s in the opening round of the 113th Western Amateur in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

On a perfect, high-sky, low-wind, summer day, Dawson Armstrong, of Nashville, and Jose Mendez, of Costa Rica, tied the course record held jointly by Michael Thompson (2007), Corey Conners (2012) and Greg Eason (2013).

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