Hilton Head Island's Martin Catalioto is one of seven players who shot 6-under-par 66 to share the opening-round lead at the Hooters Tour's Capitol Chevrolet Classic at Woodcreek Farms.
The group has a two-stroke advantage starting today's second round over a group of eleven players who carded 68s, which includes Aiken native Kevin Kisner.
Matthew Bryant (Columbia) and Chip Deason (Lexington) were among those at 69, while Kyle Bradley (North Augusta) and Blythewood brothers Luke and Adam Hart are at 70.
Haas trails by 1. At Timonium, Md., Lonnie Nielson shot a 5-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead over Tom Watson and Greer's Jay Haas in the Senior Players Championship, the last of the Champions Tour's five majors tournaments.
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Moodie leads 14-year-old. At Prattville, Ala., Scotland's Janice Moodie shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead over 14-year-old Alexis Thompson in the Navistar LPGA Classic, with Michelle Wie and top-ranked Lorena Ochoa two strokes back.
Moodie, a two-time winner on the LPGA Tour, played her final nine holes - the front nine on The Senator course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Capitol Hill complex, in 6-under 30. She birdied her final four holes and six of her last seven.
Thompson had eight birdies and a bogey. She tied for 34th in July in the U.S. Women's Open. Wie eagled the par-5 fifth and had five birdies and a bogey.
Dustin Johnson is 3 back. At Verona, N.Y., rookie Leif Olson and Tim Petrovic shot 6-under 66s in rainy and cold conditions to share the first-round lead in the Turning Stone Resort Championship, the first event of the five-tournament Fall Series.
Defending champ Dustin Johnson, a Columbia native, birdied his last two holes for a 69.
Bjorn wonder. At St. Andrews, Scotland, Denmark's Thomas Bjorn shot an 8-under 64 at Kingsbarns to take a two-stroke lead in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.