The first round of the Orange County National Championship was suspended due to darkness Thursday evening with 27 golfers still on the course, but Harry Hall and Shad Tuten were each in the clear to claim co-leader after the first round.
Hall and Tuten hold a one-shot lead at 8 under after each carded bogey-free 63s Thursday at Orange County National in Winter Garden, Florida. Hall, 23, began his day on the 10th tee and went five under on his first nine including a string of four birdies on Nos. 13-16. Tuten, 28, finished his round with five-straight birdies to tie Hall for the lead.
Tommy Gainey, who carded five birdies and an eagle on No. 10 en route to a 7-under 64, is one of nine golfers tied for third. Callum Tarren, one of eight tied with Gainey, was 7 under through 16 holes when the round was suspended.
Brandon Wu is one of eight golfers T-12 at 6 under. The former Stanford Cardinal, who shot a bogey-free 65 Thursday, won his first Korn Ferry Tour event at the at the KFT Championship in August.