The 29 year old Arkansas native carded nine birdies

Stoltz drops 9 birdies to grab first round lead in SIGA Dakota Dunes Open

cruised to a 9 under 63 at Dakota Dunes Golf Links yesterday to take a two stroke lead after the first round of the SIGA Dakota Dunes Open presented by SaskTel.

The 29 year old Arkansas native carded nine birdies, an eagle and two bogeys for the round. He played the par fives in 5 under. While the field scoring average rose to 74.20,, Stoltz’s career best round on PGA Tour Canada gave him the lead by two over fellow American Matt Harmon,
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Winds gusting north of 50 km/h firmed up the course and challenged players on the links style layout,
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With two cuts made in three starts on the season, Stoltz sits 81st on the Order of Merit and is hoping to cash in on a big week at Dakota Dunes.

Stoltz is making a return to PGA Tour Canada this year after a successful 2013, when he won the Metropolitan Open in Missouri and claimed another win on the All American Gateway Tour. He earned conditional status at the 2014 California Qualifying Tournament.


First year PGA Tour Canada member Matt Harmon said the windy conditions forced him to get creative, forcing him to hit shots he might not have otherwise tried. The formula paid off,
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Ryan Yip’s best finish on PGA Tour Canada in 2013 came at Dakota Dunes, when he finished 20 under for the week and T2,
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Yip is looking for a repeat performance this year, with the hope that reaching 20 under again is good enough to get the job done for his second PGA Tour Canada win.

Like the rest of the field,, Yip was challenged by the rest of the conditions, but managed the windy conditions in the later part of his round well, including a tidy sand save for par at the 9th, which was his 18th hole.

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