- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 10, 2014

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Woody Woodward shot a 3-under-par 67 Tuesday for a one-stroke lead after the first round of the West Virginia Amateur at The Greenbrier resort.

The Bridgeport golfer had seven birdies and four bogeys on The Meadows course in White Sulphur Springs.

Woodward finished tied for second in last year’s state Amateur and was eighth in the West Virginia Open.

Madison’s Harry Howell is in second place after shooting a 2-under 68. Wheeling’s Thadd Obecny was another one stroke back at 1 under.


Thirteen-time winner Pat Carter is among a group of golfers at 1-over 71. Defending champion Sam O’Dell of Hurricane shot 73.

Wednesday’s second round will be played on the par-70 Old White TPC Course.