BOWLING GREEN, Ky - Clay Hinton shot a round of 66 (-6) at the Kentucky State Amateur Championship Tuesday and leads Patrick Newcomb by one shot with one round in the books.
Newcomb arrived at Bowling Green Country Club having won the state amateur tournament the past two years.
Bowling Green natives Matt Fuqua and Brandon Beckham shot 70 (-2) and enter the second round tied for fourth.
The tournament resumes with second round play on Wednesday. The third and final round is on Thursday.