Skip Berkmeyer of St. Louis shot a 67 and leads the Missouri Amateur Championship at Hickory Hills Country Club in Springfield. Berkmeyer’s seeking his second Missouri Amateur title; he won it in 1999. Kansans Casey Harbour and Kevin Ward, who plays golf for KU, shot 69. Last year’s runner up, David Jenkins, who plays for Mizzou shot a 73. Chuck Greene and Wayne Frederick, who are members of Hickory Hills shot 76 and 81. Greene was the Missouri Amateur champion in 1998 and Frederick won it in 1996. The players with the top 64 scores after today’s round will advance as the tournament moves to match play tomorrow.