Grevlos leads SDGA Men’s Amateur

Andrew Holtan/Register: Brookings’ Brodie Hullinger rolls a putt on the 18th green during the first round of the SDGA Men’s Amateur Championship on Friday afternoon at Brookings Country Club. He carded a 4-over-par 76 (40-36) and currently sits in a tie for 22nd.

BROOKINGS – Sioux Falls’ Will Grevlos carded a 3-under-par 69 to grab the lead following the first round of the SDGA Men’s Amateur Championship on Friday at Brookings Country Club.

The sophomore at Minnesota birdied Nos. 4 and 6 on the front for a 2-under 34. He made a birdie at the 12th and a bogey at the 13th, before sandwiching birds at Nos. 16 and 18 around a bogey on No. 17.

Mitchell’s Brandon Sigmund, the 2012 champ, and Watertown’s Sam Batta are tied for second at 2-under 70.

Sigmund offset two bogeys with two birdies on the front. He birdied Nos. 11 and 14 on the inward nine.

Batta, a sophomore at South Dakota State, came out hot with birds on Nos. 1, 2, 5 and 6 for a 32 on the front. He made a double-bogey 6 on No. 10, but bounced back with a birdie at the 11th and an eagle 3 on No. 14 to get to 5-under. Batta made a bogey at the 17th and a double-bogey 7 at the 18th.

Sioux Falls’ Jacob Otta, a senior at SDSU, and Parkston’s Jacob Lee are another shot back in a tie for fourth following rounds of 1-under 71.

Otta made two birdies and two bogeys on the front. He bogeyed No. 13 before birdieing the 15th and 18th.

Lee dropped in five birds on his outward nine en route to a 33. He made two more birdies on the back but had four bogeys for a 38.

Mitchell’s Russell Pick and Aberdeen’s Jonah Dohrer shot even-par 72 and are tied for sixth.

Pick finished with a flurry, sandwiching birdies at Nos. 16 and 18 around a hole-in-one at the par-3 17th. He shot 39 on the front.

Dohrer, a Jackrabbit sophomore, shot 37-35 and made four birdies.

Sioux Falls’ Bryce Hammer and Jack Lundin and Rapid City’s Nick Lust are tied for eighth at 73.

Scott Holm led the BCC contingent in Round 1, carding a 75. He’s tied for 16th.

Holm made a bird 2 at the seventh and a birdie 4 at the 14th while carding nine-hole scores of 36 and 39.

Jake Steen (76) and Brodie Hullinger (76) are tied for 22nd, Ian Vizina (78) is tied for 37th, Chris Brozik (79) is tied for 41st, Justin Sell (81) is tied for 56th, Matt Krogman (83) and Kayde Bartels (83) are tied for 64th, and Brian Berkenhoff (84) is tied for 67th.

SDSU freshman Lucas Schaefbauer (74), who is from Aberdeen, and Matthew Schaefer (76), of Fordyce, Nebraska, are tied for 11th and tied for 22nd, respectively.

The second round is today and the tourney concludes with the third round Sunday.

SDGA MEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

At Brookings Country Club

First Round – Friday

Par: 72

1. Will Grevlos, Sioux Falls 69

T2. Brandon Sigmund, Mitchell 70

T2. Sam Batta, Watertown 70

T4. Jacob Otta, Sioux Falls 71

T4. Jacob Lee, Parkston 71

T6. Russell Pick, Mitchell 72

T6. Jonah Dohrer, Aberdeen 72

T8. Bryce Hammer, Sioux Falls 73

T8. Nick Lust, Rapid City 73

T8. Jack Lundin, Sioux Falls 73

T11. Ryan Anema, Harrisburg 74

T11. Jon Burns, Brandon 74

T11. Ben Daane, Rapid City 74

T11. Lucas Schaefbauer, Aberdeen 74

T11. Kyle Schock, Sioux Falls 74

T16. Scott Holm, Brookings 75

T16. Gavin Hatch, Sioux Falls 75

T16. Sam Sutcliffe, Sioux Falls 75

T16. Jeff Meyerink, Mitchell 75

T16. Jonah Swartz, Rapid City 75

T16. Michael Schmidt, Dell Rapids 75

T22. Jake Steen, Brookings 76

T22. Colin Murphy, Sioux Falls 76

T22. Matthew Schaefer, Fordyce (Neb.) 76

T22. Jesse Talcott, Sioux Falls 76

T22. Tony Hayes, Sioux Falls 76

T22. Brodie Hullinger, Brookings 76

T22. Brock Murphy, Tea 76

T22. Julean Michels, Sioux Falls 76

T22. Stuart Stein, Watertown 76

T31. Judah Aderhold, Aberdeen 77

T31. Patrick Schmidt, Dell Rapids 77

T31. Michael Hoxter, Sioux Falls 77

T31. Jon Emerson, Sioux Falls 77

T31. Troy Klongerbo, Sioux Falls 77

T31. Tyler Westra, Sioux Falls 77

T37. Kolby Newborg, Tea 78

T37. Brett Grosz, Rapid City 78

T37. Ian Vizina, Brookings 78

T37. Justin Kolb, Sioux Falls 78

T41. Hunter VonBergen, Sioux Falls 79

T41. Ben Clarke, Sioux Falls 79

T41. Matt Johnson, Gregory 79

T41. Chris Brozik, Brookings 79

T41. Gunar Rang, Sioux Falls 79

T41. Hank Eggebraaten, Sioux Falls 79

T41. Nathan Woodall, Sioux Falls 79

T48. Luke Honner, Sioux Falls 80

T48. Chase McDonald, Wentworth 80

T48. Bennett Lundy, Aberdeen 80

T48. Brenden Bassing, Sioux Falls 80

T48. Michael Keeton, Pierre 80

T48. Mikael Zuidema, Brandon 80

T48. Charlie Jacobson, Sioux Falls 80

T48. Nolan Wiegel, Huron 80

T56. Ryan Neff, Sioux Falls 81

T56. Owen Holmes, Sioux Falls 81

T56. Justin Sell, Brookings 81

T59. John Grothe, Brandon 82

T59. Chris Mithelman, Sioux Falls 82

T59. Payton Phares, Rapid City 82

T59. Max Donohue, Sioux Falls 82

T59. Maxwell Nielsen, Vermillion 82

T64. Matt Krogman, Brookings 83

T64. Jack Kray, Sioux Falls 83

T64. Kayde Bartels, Brookings 83

T67. Nicholas Heig, Rapid City 84

T67. Max Honner, Sioux Falls 84

T67. Jack Hilgenberg, Sioux Falls 84

T67. Brian Berkenhoff, Brookings 84

T67. Jayden Engels, Watertown 84

72. Kade Groos, Colman 85

73. Darin Richards, Harrisburg 86

74. Sam Mock, Mitchell 87

75. Kevin Kolb, Spearfish 89

T76. Jackson Rogers, Sioux Falls 90

T76. Scott Cmelik, Sioux Falls 90

78. Carter Janssen, Rapid City 93

79. Adolph Shepardson, Milbank 103

WD. Paul Schock, Sioux Falls WD

Women

Katie Bartlett of Pierre and Lani Potter, who is from Boulder City, Nevada, are tied for the lead after the first round of the SDGA Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday at Brookings Country Club.

They both shot 3-over-par 75.

Bartlett, a senior at South Dakota, shot 36 on the back (opening nine) and 39 on the front. She won the Two-Woman with Julia Hall last week and was runner-up in the Match Play earlier this summer.

Bartlett placed third in the Amateur a year ago.

Potter, a sophomore at South Dakota State, also shot 36-39.

Sioux Falls’ Julia Jansa (77) and Aberdeen’s Sydney Wirebaugh (78), a sophomore at SDSU, sit in third and fourth, respectively. Jansa was runner-up last season.

Sioux Falls’ Maggie Murphy and Tea’s McKayla Poppens are tied for fifth at 80.

Murphy, an assistant coach for the Jackrabbits, carded a 43 on the back nine before closing with a 37.

Murphy won the Amateur in 2007 and is a three-time SDGA champion. She prevailed in the Match Play earlier this summer.

Parkston native and SDSU senior Sydney Borman is tied for seventh with Sioux Falls’ Jenna Sutcliffe, an incoming freshman for the Jackrabbits, and Reese Jansa at 82.

Sioux Falls’ Shannon McCormick and Rapid City’s Alex Kandolin, another frosh for SDSU, rounded out the top 10 following rounds of 83.

Kelly Evans-Hullinger, the lone BCC member in the field, shot 85 and is tied for 13th.

The second round is today and the tourney concludes with the third round Sunday.

SDGA WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

At Brookings Country Club

First Round – Friday

Par: 72

T1. Katie Bartlett, Pierre 75

T1. Lani Potter, Boulder City, Nev. 75

3. Julia Jansa, Sioux Falls 77

4. Sydney Wirebaugh, Aberdeen 78

T5. Maggie Murphy, Sioux Falls 80

T5. McKayla Poppens, Tea 80

T7. Jenna Sutcliffe, Sioux Falls 82

T7. Sydney Bormann, Parkston 82

T7. Reese Jansa, Sioux Falls 82

T10. Shannon McCormick, Sioux Falls 83

T10. Alex Kandolin, Rapid City 83

12. Liz Duncan, Sioux Falls 84

T13. Samantha Langford, Sioux Falls 85

T13. Emily Olson, Sioux Falls 85

T13. Kelly Evans-Hullinger, Brookings 85

T13. Natalie Poppens, Tea 85

17. Lauren Tims, Sioux Falls 86

T18. Masy Mock, Mitchell 87

T18. Sydney Weber, Parkston 87

T18. Kyleigh Moran, Sioux Falls 87

T21. Lauren Sutcliffe, Sioux Falls 89

T21. Megan Hinker, Lennox 89

23. Jayden Bormann, Parkston 90

T24. Taylor Sudenga, Sioux Falls 92

T24. Sophia Salter, Sioux Falls 92

26. Ashley Zimmer, Mitchell 93

WD. Julia Hall, Vermillion WD

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