| Samborsky Leads by 1|
A cool day and a fresh north wind made the course play much longer then usual and kept the scores tight. The 1st Round leader of the Metropolitan is the five time champion, Pete Samborsky who opened with a 70. He was followed closely by Pete Betzold, Matt Buse, Ben Hogenkamp & Zach Yinger who are tied for second at 71. There are 16 players within 5 shots of the lead. After tomorrow's round the field will be cut to the low 32 and ties for the final two rounds.