Acharya, Medley lead 4th of July golf

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The Daily Inter Lake

WHITEFISH — Jasi Acharya of Carver, Minnesota, turned in a record-setting performance on opening day of the 82nd annual 4th of July Tournament at Whitefish Lake Golf Club.

Acharya shot a 9-under 63 on the South Course for a seven-shot lead on Kylie Esh of Missoula on Thursday.

The 63 is a new record for the South Course. Kelly Gillum had the old mark of 67.

Kalispell’s Tiegan Avery matched par, which has her sitting third.

Kinsey Irvin of Lewiston, 73, and Whitney Frykman of Seattle, 74, round out the top five.

Women’s play in the 54-hole event shifts to the North Course today. The women play the South Course again on the final day.

Hailey Hoagland of Butte and Maggie Crippen, who placed 1-2, respectively, last year, are not in this year’s field.

Esh finished third last year.

Andrew Medley of Scottsdale, Arizona, holds the top spot for men with his 6-under-66 on the North Course. Logan Lindholm of Kalispell is two shots back.

Conor Rooney of Whitefish and Robb Bergeson of Billings are tied for third with 70s.

Sean Ramsbacher of Missoula is in fifth with a 71.

Defending champion Joey Moore of Billings shot even par, along with four other golfers. They are tied for sixth.

Medley won this tournament in 2012 and 2016.

The men play the South Course today and finish on the North Course.

Peter Benson of Billings carded a 71 to lead the senior field.

Play resumes today and Saturday, at 7 a.m.

82nd annual 4th of July Tournament

Thursday

At Whitefish Lake Golf Course

Women

South Course

Par 72

Jasi Acharya, Carver, MN 63

Kylie Esh, Missoula 70

Tiegan Avery, Kalispell 72

Kinsey Irvin, Lewiston 73

Whitney Frykman, Seattle, WA 74

Stephanie Hurlbert, Magnolia, TX 75

Morgan O’Neil, Laurel 78

Cathie Tronson, Great Falls 78

Coral Schulz, Whitefish 78

Marcy Holt, Spokane, WA 79

Marianne Nelson, Missoula 80

Kathy Dodd, Whitefish 81

Ginny Larence, Kiawah Island, S.C. 83

Janell Tanner Oneal, Bigfork 84

Marcella Mercer, Bigfork 86

Marianne Barker, Whitefish 87

Linda Ray, Whitefish 87

Sandy LaPoint, LaQuinta, CA 88

Katie Wills, Missoula 89

Emily Garden, Lolo 89

Kelly Coleman, Billings 89

Jeanette Cheney, Columbia Falls 90

Marcia Reimers, Missoula 91

Jo-anne Fryk, Edmonton, AB 91

Bobbie Lacklen, Libby 93

Ruth Fenn, Libby 93

Jody Fee, Whitefish 94

Tracey Whisenand, Whitefish 96

Cheryl Walter, Lethbridge, AB 96

Stacy Denning, Whitefish 97

Jenna Gordon, Calgary, AB 99

Samantha Peters, Kalispell 99

Sandy Haydu, Edmonton, AB 100

Wendy Chirino, Kalispell 101

Cindy Stein, Whitefish 103

Grazely Tarra, Billings 106

Kate Downen, Portland, OR 116

Men

North Course

Par 72

Andrew Medley, Scottsdale, AZ 66

Logan Lindholm, Kalispell 68

Conor Rooney, Whitefish 70

Robb Bergeson, Billings 70

Sean Ramsbacher, Missoula 71

Sean Benson, Billings 72

Joey Moore, Billings 72

Liam Clancy, Park City 72

Ben Marsh, Scottsdale, AZ 72

HoTae Kim, Billings 72

Mark Mance, Whitefish 73

Shawn Tucker, Whitefish 73

Joseph Potkonjak, Bigfork 74

Cory Mehl, Seattle 74

Marty Mehl, Seattle 74

Bennett MacIntyre, Hellena 74

Jim Coleman, Billings 74

Payton Scott, Billings 74

Cooper Donahue, Scottsdale, AZ 74

Brock Robillard, Calgary, AB 75

Rick Reimers, Missoula 75

Brad Grattan, Whitefish 75

Garrett Woodin, Billings 75

Ryan Swagar, no town listed 75

Brad Cox, Lethbridge, AB 75

Ross Bartell, Great Falls 76

Bob Hasquet, Missoula 76

Sam Krause, Seattle 76

Darren Rowell, Castle Rock, CO 76

Jason Winkler, Kalispell 76

Jonny Cielak, Libby 76

Colin Curtis, Seattle 76

Mark Mossfeldt, Calgary, AB 76

Bucky Crippen, Missoula 77

Nick Jankiewicz, Great Falls 77

Scott Larson, Kalispell 77

John Moscrip, Snoqualmie, WA 77

Derek Denning, no town listed 77

Spencer Hughes, nowtown listed 77

Ken Bush, Conway, S.C. 77

Justin Miller, Phoenix 78

Craig Hurlbert, Magnolia, TX 78

Jack Johnston, Missoula 78

Curtis Blake, Okotoks, AB 78

Brian Brown, Nanton, AB 78

Steve Williamson, Shelby 78

Riley Kaercher, Billings 78

Christian Clark, Dallas 79

Joe Johnston, Missoula 79

Scott Willits, Phoenix 79

Doug Honkamp, Cave Creek, AZ 79

Byron Olson, Houston 79

Carter Hickock, Dallas 79

Brady Cady, Billings 79

Matt Longfield, no town listed 79

Russ DeVore, now town listed 79

Kyle Mossfeldt, Calgary, AB 80

Paul O’Neil, Laurel 80

Tyler Schiff, San Deigo 80

Cayde Brown, Calgary, AB 80

Roger Thorn, Seattle 80

Loy Sullivan, Whitefish 80

Blake Hasquet, Missoula 80

Scott Friggle, Round Rock, TX 80

Nick Hustwaite, no town listed 81

Michael DeGrazier, Corvalis 81

Phil Vilar, now town listed 81

Jon Johnstone, San Jose, CA 82

Austin Walter, Billings 82

Adam Curry, Missoula 82

Samuel Berry, Billings 83

Akuu Acharya, Missoula 83

Kevin Sieben, Surprise, AZ 83

Gary Newlin, Denver 83

Chris Geddes, Cranbrook, B.C. 83

Jeff Somrock, Carver, MN 83

Jay Medley, Dunwoody, GA 83

Nick Pasquarello, Billings 84

Caleb Trost, Billings 84

Jon Nau, Denver 84

David Knight, Phoenix 85

Jim Berry, Billings 86

Eric Galcher, Calgary, AB 86

Dan Boda, New York 86

Winston Oppelt, Livingston 86

Zach Osborne, Butte 87

Brad Bechler, Whitefish 87

Seniors

North Course

Par 72

Peter Benson, Billings 71

Rich Boswell, Calagary, AB 75

Brett Bennyhoff, Great Falls 76

Sam Saunders, Buckeye, AZ 76

Walt Barnes, Addison, TX 77

Dan Lieberg, Helena 77

Tom Hall, Great Falls 78

Jim Marsh, Scottsdale, AZ 79

Thomas Shea, Whitefish 80

Mark DeGrazier, Corvalli 80

Gary Holt, Spokane, WA 81

Bruce Walter, Great Falls 81

Larry Schwenke, Coeur ’dAlene, ID 81

Rod Brady, Whitefish 82

Earl Rife, Kalispell 82

Robert Sandman, Whitefish 82

Jim Kirkpatrick, Havre 82

Don Foulkes, Whitefish 82

Jim LaPoint, LaQuinta, CA 82

Fritz Whisenand, no town listed 84

Dwight Jack, Calgary, AB 84

Dave Streeter, Whitefish 85

Tim Hansen, Calgary, AB 85

Doug Oleson, Whitefish 85

Mike Bailey, Scottsdale, AZ 86

Jo Fryk, Edmonton, AB 87

Tim Pfister, Billings 89

Dan Moe, Frenchtown 90

Dann Rohrer, Libby 92

Neal Waddington, Fountain Hills, AZ 93

Carl “Tom” Long, Whitefish 94

Mike Walsh, Great Falls 95

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