University of Memphis Golfer Ian Rochester of Cordova fires a 3-over par 73 Monday in first round play of the 108TH U.S. Amateur Championship at Pinehurst, North Carolina.
The Cordova resident is 6-strokes off the lead.
Ole Miss Golfer Kyle Ellis of Senatobia is at 4-over Par.
Bryan Wesley of Chapin, South Carolina and Andrew Putnam of University Place, Washington lead the way at 3-under Par 73.
The U.S. Amateur runs through Saturday.