Knoxville's David Holmes is the leader after one round of the Tennessee State Amateur Championship at Ridgeway Country Club with an 8-under par 63.
Former University of Memphis golfer Ian Rochester of Cordova, and Jackson's Danny Green are 1-stroke off at minus 7.
Several Memphis area players are within striking distance of the lead.
Memphian Bobby Hudson is in with a 6-under 65.
Jonathan Fly shoots is in at Minus 1 70.
Germantowns' Tim Jackson is at Even Par 71
The 4-round Tournament runs through Friday.