The first round of the 2013 Rudolph Junior Classic was held Saturday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. The Rudolph was originally scheduled in December but was postponed due to excessive rain. <br />
Blake Parkman from Cumming is leading the 10-13 age division with a first round 79. In second is Erik Forberg -- 80 -- and Nick Lasseter is third with 81. Forberg and Lasseter are also from Cumming.<br />
Christian Payne, from Cumming, fired an opening round 82 and has a one shot lead over Grant Fox of Alapharetta -- 83 in the 14-15 division. Third place belongs to Gainesville's Drew Lasseter -- 85.<br />
In the 16-18 division, Gainesville Red Elephant Jackson Bishop was the only player in the field to break par with an opening 71. Hunter Young, a North Hall Trojan golfer is two shots back in second place with a fine opening round 73. Ben Burnette from Buford is alone in third after firing a 76.<br />
The final round will be held Sunday, first tee time is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.
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