"I started out good and ended bad," said Woodyard, who had birdies at No. 1 and 3.
Woodyard made the turn at 4-over and shot 4-over on the back, despite a birdie on No. 14 to finish the round tied for the low score of the day with Collin Baggett in the Boys 16-17 Division.
"It wasn't playing hard, but they were top dressing it so the greens were slow and sandy," added Woodyard.
Baggett finished runner-up on the GSGA's rules for regression, while Ross Dempsey shot an 84 to finish third.
"I started out slow and didn't have a real good round, but I didn't play terrible," said Baggett.
Austin Cudd fired an 83 to finish low medalist in the Boys 14-15 Division, well ahead of Jordan Jedneski (98) in second place, while Charles Stroud (92) was the only golfer in the Boys 12-12 Division.
Chase Haygood shot a 45 to finish low medalist in the Boys 11-and-Under Division, where 9-year-old Nicholas Johnson finished runner-up with a 47.
In the girls divisions, Megan Reddick shot a 92 to finish low medalist in the 14-17 Division by 30 strokes, while Hannah Gasaway shot a nine-hole score of 58 to finish low medalist in the 12-13 Division four strokes ahead of ahead of runner-up Heather Andrews (62).
CITY CHAMPIONSHIP: A dozen or so golfers have already signed up for the Griffin City Golf Championship, Aug. 6-7 at the Griffin City Golf Course. Included in the lot are Henry Mabbett Jr., Brett Upson, Tye Waller and 2008 champ Lee Brannon.
Mabbett, a former state champion at Spalding High, will be playing on the golf team this fall at Georgia Southern. Upson finished runner-up in the tournament as a rising junior at Spalding High in 2004. Waller, a rising freshman at Spalding High, is expected to be one of the Jags top players this season.
Deadline to enter the tournament is Aug. 3. Fee to enter this year's tournament is $75 which includes green fees, carts and lunch both days. The tournament format is 36 hole, stroke play. Players will be paired according to GHIN handicap (if available) otherwise average score in the opening round. Flights for the second round based will be based on opening-round results with the leaders going off last Sunday on the 6,439-yard, par-72 layout which opened in 1932.
To learn more or register, contact the Griffin City Golf Course (770) 229-6615.
STATE QUALIFIER: Griffin City Golf Course pro Charlie King will be trying to qualify for the Georgia Open on Thursday at Eagles Landing Country Club in Stockbridge.
It's the fifth and final qualifier for the Georgia PGA Section event which will be held July 28-31 at the Barnsley Garden Resort in Adairsville, Ga.
WHITE IN ACTION TODAY: Former Spalding High standout Davin White, who will be a freshman on the Georgia State golf team this fall, will be teeing it up today in a U.S. Amateur qualifier at the Capital City Club-Crabtree in Woodstock, Ga.
It's a two-day qualifier where 120 golfers will be competing for five spots and two alternate positions. It's one of 97 qualifiers being conducted throughout the United States.
The 111th amateur Championship will be played Aug. 22-28 at Erin Hills Golf Course in Erin, Wis.
Results from a Georgia State Golf Association tournament Monday for juniors at the 6,436-yard, par 72 Griffin City Golf Course:
Boys 16-17 Division
Tyler Woodyard |80
Collin Baggett |80
Ross Dempsey |84
Boys 14-15 Division
Austin Cudd |83
Jordan Jedneski |98
John Daugherty |101
Cole Hinson |108
Alex Christianson |111
Charles Stroud |92
Chase Haygood |45
Nicholas Johnson |47
Brent Hamm |55
Megan Reddick |92
Cheyenne Willard |122
Kalah Clark |131
Hannah Gasaway |58
Heather Andrews |62
Allyssia Andrews |67