East Tennessee Amateur tees off for Day Two in Elizabethton


ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – The William B. Greene Jr. East Tennessee Amateur tournament completed its second round Saturday at the Elizabethton Golf Course.

Clint Lowe, a Gate City native, shot his second straight 69 round to take the lead at -6. He made the jump from 5th to 1st place Saturday.

Chance Taylor, also from Gate City, Va., is two back of the lead at -4. By shooting a 70, he jumped from 8th to 2nd place.

Ryan Terry closes out the final group at -3. The Nashville native spent Saturday in the 2nd to last group with Lowe.

Joe Brooks began the day with the lead after shooting a 67 on Friday, but fell back to the 3rd group after shooting a 77. He falls to par heading into Sunday.

Two-time defending champion Tyler Lane looks to become the first player to ever win three straight championships at the event. He finished with a 69 on Friday but also fell back to par.

Stay tuned to WJHL.com for updates on the final round, and continued coverage of the East Tennessee Amateur.

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