Greyson Sigg, who moonlights on a actuality TV present, opened with a bogey-free, 9-under 61 on Thursday within the Visit Knoxville Open at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Sigg leads by two over Kyle Reifers and by three over Troy Mullinax and Stephan Jaeger. Sigg had 9 birdies on the par-70 course. He had three in a row on Nos. 4, 5 and 6 after which closed with three birdies on his final 4 holes.
The 26-year-old University of Georgia graduate is in search of his first skilled win. His finest end was a solo second within the Korn Ferry Tour Championship final August.
Sigg is considered one of 12 gamers featured within the CBS present referred to as “One Shot Away,” which is produced by PGA Tour Entertainment. The six-episode Season 2 tracks gamers chasing after a PGA Tour card in the course of the 2021 portion of the mixed Korn Ferry Tour season.
Sigg contracted COVID-19 in 2020 however the virus had its largest impact on him it when it delayed his declare to a Tour card. (*61*) the excursions needed to take a hiatus for 3 months final 12 months, the PGA Tour introduced in April that the Korn Ferry Tour wouldn’t have its annual commencement of the highest 25 gamers on its cash record.
Sigg was within the top-10 of the developmental tour’s record and properly on his method to Tour membership, however the Augusta, Georgia, native continues to be in search of to meet his lifelong dream.
Ryne Dennis of the Athens Banner-Herald contributed to this text.