LAS VEGAS — Ryan Moore matched the course record and his career best with a 10-under 61 on Thursday in the first round of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
The former UNLV player had nine birdies, an eagle — on the 341-yard, par-4 15th — and a bogey in perfect conditions at TPC Summerlin to take a one-stroke lead in the Fall Series opener.
Grace fires a 60
At Kingsbarns, Scotland, South Africa’s Branden Grace birdied the final five holes at Kingsbarns for a course-record 12-under 60 in the first round of the Dunhill Links Championship.
Grace, a three-time winner on the European Tour this year, broke the record of 62 set by England’s Lee Westwood on his way to victory in 2003.
Simson wins Senior Am
At West Caldwell, N.J., Paul Simson won the USGA Senior Amateur for the second time in three years, beating Curtis Skinner 4 and 3 at Mountain Ridge Country Club.
Gore starts strong
At Potomac, Md., Jason Gore fired a 7-under 63 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Web.com Tour's Neediest Kids Championship.