Murray takes first-round lead at Saguaro Amateur

Grayson Murray during U.S. Open sectional qualifying in Ball Ground, Ga.

Grayson Murray during U.S. Open sectional qualifying in Ball Ground, Ga.

Grayson Murray, who will tee it up with Arizona State in the spring, fired a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a one-shot lead at the Saguaro Amateur.

Washington's Trevor Simsby is one shot back, while Arkansas' Taylor Moore is two behind. USC freshman Rico Hoey is in solo fourth at 4 under.

This is the first year of the Saguaro Amateur, with the three-round tournament being held at the par-71 Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz.

The tournament features 108 players from around the world.

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