Wright, Danielson Lead Junior PGA

By Dean Pantazi

August 2, 2011 Updated Aug 2, 2011 at 11:02 PM EST

FORT WAYNE (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Zachary Wright of Phoenix, Arizona fired an opening round 6 under par 66 to grab the boys' division lead Tuesday in the 36th Junior PGA Championship at Sycamore Hills Golf Club.

Wright, a rising senior who is committed to LSU, made four birdies and an eagle to shoot 30 on his back nine.

Competing in his first Junior PGA Championship, Wright holds a four-stroke lead over Daniel Chian of Covina, California and Andy Shim of Duluth, Georgia.

In the girls' division, Casey Danielson of Osceola, Wisconsin, turned in a four under 68, one stroke better than Mariah Stackhouse of Riverdale, Ga., and Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand. Only seven girls broke par in the opening round.

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