Number of bogeys that Brooke Henderson made Thursday at Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island, Bahamas, in her 5-under 68 for the first-round lead in the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic. Henderson, 20, of Canada, is a five-time winner on the LPGA. Australia’s Sarah Jane Smith and Spain’s Luna Sobron Galmes shared second at 69. Americans Danielle Kang, Maria Torres and Lindsey Weaver were among six players at 70. Only 17 of the 108 competitors broke par in the windy conditions. Twelve players – all at 2 over or higher – were still on the course when darkness suspended the first round (scores: http://bit.ly/1zkYSEX).
First-round score for Wales’ Jamie Donaldson, who leads the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at 10 under. Donaldson, 42, a three-time winner on the European Tour, is seeking his first victory on the tour since 2014, when he played on Europe’s winning Ryder Cup team. England’s Anthony Wall and David Horsey shot 9-under 63s at Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and share second place. American Pat Perez, who skipped his hometown event this week, the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego, opened with 69, one of 104 players in the 132-man field to break par (scores: http://bit.ly/2DLF3F4).
First-round score for American Tony Finau, who leads the Farmers Insurance Open at 7 under. Finau, 28, of Salt Lake City, made nine birdies on Torrey Pines’ North Course. He will play the South Course, site of the 2008 U.S. Open, today before the final 36 holes move to the South. Americans Ted Potter Jr. and Ryan Palmer, both of whom played the South Course, were second at 66. Spain’s Jon Rahm, who has finished 1-2-1 in his past three starts worldwide, including a victory in last week’s CareerBuilder Challenge, shot 68 on the South Course (scores: http://bit.ly/2wE1lpy).