BILLINGS — Butte’s Tricia Joyce is two shots out of the lead after the first round of the Montana State Women’s Amateur Championship golf tournament. (Leaderboard)
The recent Butte Central graduate and future Montana Grizzly fired a 1-under-par 73 Thursday at The Briarwood Golf Course. She is tied for second with Whitefish golfer Coral Schulz.
Rocky Mountain College golfer Eryn Ellis leads the way at 71. Kameryn Bayse of Bozeman sits in third place at 74.
Joyce tied for third place at the tournament last August in Missoula. The three-day tournament runs through Saturday.