Number of strokes under par for first-round leader Grayson Murray in the PGA Tour’s Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course. Murray, 24, who won the 2017 Barbasol Championship as a PGA Tour rookie, birdied his last two holes to open a one-stroke lead on five other Americans: Matt Atkins, Keegan Bradley, Chesson Hadley, Billy Horschel and Ryan Moore. No. 10-ranked Sergio Garcia, the only contestant among the top 20 of the Official World Golf Ranking who is competing in San Antonio, shot 2-over 74 on a course where he served as a design consultant to architect Greg Norman (scores).
Number of years since Bradley Dredge, who shares the lead with Alviro Quiros after the first round of the Trophee Hassan II, has won on the European Tour. Dredge, of Wales, birdied three of his final five holes at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Rabat, Morocco, to shoot 5-under 67. Quiros, a seven-time winner from Spain, birdied his final two holes (scores).
First-round better-ball score, which was 8 under, for the leading team of American Jeff Maggert and Swede Jesper Parnevik at Buffalo Ridge Golf Course in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar in Ridgedale, Mo. Mark Calcavecchia and Woody Austin shot 7-under 64. The Champions Tour event is a mix of alternate-shot and better-ball formats, with the next three rounds moving to par-3 courses at the Ozarks resort (scores).
First-round score for leader Inbee Park of South Korea in the LPGA’s Hugel-JTBC L.A. Open at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles. Starting on the back nine, Park ran off four consecutive birdies, on Nos. 12-15, before her only miscue of the day, a bogey at the par-4 17th, en route to a 5-under score. American Marina Alex shot 67 to stand alone in second. Americans Caroline Inglis, Emma Talley and Lexi Thompson were among seven tied at 68 (scores).
First-round score for co-leaders Conner Godsey and Sebastian Munoz, who stand 5 under in the Web.com Tour’s North Mississippi Classic at the Country Club of Oxford. Godsey, 26, an American, has made five cuts in seven starts in his first season on the developmental tour after having won promotions from the Canadian and Latin American tours. Munoz, 25, of Colombia, is seeking to return to the PGA Tour after having graduated from the Web.com Tour two years ago, when he won the Club Colombia Championship in his hometown of Bogota (scores).