Ernst fires 6-under 65 in first round
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Derek Ernst from UNLV shot a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead on John-Tyler Griffin of Georgia Tech after the first round of the U.S. Amateur Public Links on Monday.
Ernest, a 20-year-old from Clovis, Calif., made nine birdies at Bryan Park Golf and Conference Center, five during an eight-hole stretch on the back nine.
The rising junior had bogeys on the first two holes and another on No. 18.
Griffin, a senior from Wilson, N.C., had his lone bogey on the 14th ...
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