Kenny Perry, Lance Ten Broeck, Mark Hayes, Dan Pohl and rookie Billy Andrade shot 6-under-par 66s Thursday to tie for the first-round lead in the $400,000 Pensacola Open golf tournament at Gulf Breeze, Fla.
The leaders were one stroke ahead of another group of five--Robert Wrenn, Hal Sutton, Curt Byrum, Dan Halldorson and John Cook.
Mike McCullough, Ken Green, Gene Sauers, Duffy Waldorf, Clark Burroughs, Kim Young, Scott Hoch, Tony Sills and Loren Roberts were two strokes off the lead.
This is the first year that the tournament has been played on the 7,033-yard course at Tiger Point Golf Club after 10 years at the Perdido Bay Resort.
Masahiro Kuramoto and Katsuji Hasegawa shot 5-under-par 67s to share the first-round lead in the $112,500 Bridgestone tournament at Tokyo.
West Germany’s Bernhard Langer had a 69, Britain’s Sandy Lyle a 71. Defending champion David Ishii of the United States shot a 74.
Australians Craig Parry and Lyndsay Stephen both broke Greg Norman’s course record with 7-under-par 64s and shared the first-round lead in the $165,000 New South Wales Open at Sydney, Australia. Parry and Stephen trimmed one stroke off Norman’s mark, set in the 1986 event.
Norman shot a 66 Thursday.