June 25, 2013
    Chalkley tied for fourth at State Amateur
    The Notebook

    Hokie golfer Bryce Chalkley shot an opening round even-par 70 and is tied for fourth place at the 100th Virginia State Golf Association Amateur Championship being conducted at The Homestead’s Cascades Course.

    Chalkley, a rising senior from Richmond, Va., birdied three-of-his-last-four holes en route to his 70. He shot a three-under-par 32 on the front nine, his second nine holes on Tuesday. He trails co-leaders Pat Tallent, Vincent Nadeau and Matt Brantingham by one stroke.

    Mikey Moyers, who completed his Hokie career this spring, is tied for 13th place after a first round two-over-par 72. Aaron Eckstein, who completed his Virginia Tech career in 2011, is tied for 58th place with a 78.

    The field of 120 competitors will play 36 holes of stroke play to determine the low 32 players for match play. The championship match will be competed over 36 holes.

    For updates on Virginia Tech men's golf, follow the Hokies on Twitter (@VT_MGolf).

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