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Keeping score


Number of strokes under par that American Kevin Tway shot to lead the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Thursday in Maui, Hawaii. Tway, 30, toured Kapalua Resort’s Plantation Course in a bogey-free 66 to open a one-stroke lead in the 33-man field of PGA Tour winners from 2018. Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Gary Woodland all birdied the par-5 18th hole to tie at 67. Tway won the Safeway Open in October for his first Tour victory, earning an initial appearance at the T of C (scores).


Percentage of respondents who answered “lower handicap” to the Morning Read social-media question that asked, “What is your golf resolution?” The other answers: 27 percent would take golf lessons; 22 percent would play a bucket-list course; and 4 percent would buy new clubs.