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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Day one is in the books at the West Virginia Golf Association’s (WVGA) Four-Ball Match Play Championship at The Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe Resort and the leaders are single strokes apart.
The team of Cory Hoshor of Scott Depot and Davey Jude of Kermit top the leaderboard at seven under par 65 on the strength of five birdies and an eagle. One stroke back in second is the team of Sam O’Dell of Hurricane and Pat Carter of Huntington. Tied for third at five under par 67 are the team of Jared Taylor of Bluefield and Jess Ferrell of Fairmont and the team of Duncan Waugaman and Cam Roam, both of Huntington. Rounding out the top five teams, at three under par 69, is the team of Trenton Roush of Point Pleasant and Michael Roush of Mason.
These scores do not carry over to match play on the weekend.
“It was a perfect day to play golf in West Virginia today at The Raven at Snowshoe Resort,” said WVGA Interim Executive Director Chris Slack. “We have 16 great teams this weekend.”
The Championship moves to the first day of match play on Saturday.
For more information please visit wvga.org.
About the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA): Founded in 1913, the West Virginia Golf Association is dedicated to promoting and preserving the game of golf in West Virginia. We encourage people of all ages, especially our senior men and women, to pursue and benefit from the opportunities for competition, camaraderie and health offered by the sport of golf. We introduce elementary school children to golf and safety, core values and healthy habits through the First Tee of West Virginia and develop young players through our Callaway Junior Rookie League and Callaway Junior Tour events for boys and girls under 18. We host one-day events and tournaments throughout the season for men, women, juniors and seniors. Our membership consists of 85 Member Clubs and over 11,000 individual golfers throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition, we serve as a central source of information for our Member Clubs and generally represent the United States Golf Association (USGA) through administering the USGA Handicap System and Course/Slope Rating System, conducting qualifying rounds and overseeing amateur status matters. It is also our privilege to protect and share the rich history of golf in West Virginia through the West Virginia Golf Hall of Fame.