Steven Langland of Ottumwa is also contending for a title in the 12 and under division. The nine-hole opening round of play left Langland tied for second place with two other golfers after a three-over round of 40, just two shots back of Cedar Falls’ Ben Bremel.
Fairfield’s Lindsey Repp is the only local female competitor in the field at the PGA Junior Iowa Tournament. Competing in the Girls 13-15 division, Repp is in ninth after day one at 39-over-par with an opening round of 112.
Walker, Qian, Fort Dodge native Eddie Doyle and Cedar Rapids native Davis Sutton will all be paired together as the only four 16-18 boys division player to finish under par Monday will play in the final pairing today. The foursome tees off in Ames at 8:42 a.m.