Hickory alumnus J.T. Poston tied for lead at PGA event

Cody Dalton
Sports Editor

J.T. Poston hadn’t ever played the course at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas until participating in a Pro-Am event on Monday.

On Thursday, the Hickory High alumnus played the course like a seasoned veteran, scorching the field with a 5-under-par 65 round to take a share of the lead at the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational.

The lead is Poston’s first-ever in a PGA Tour event.

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