Duo take lead in Greens­boro

Evening Express (Extra Edition) - - SPORTS -

AMER­I­CAN duo Jeff Quin­ney and Tommy Gainey were tied for the lead af­ter round one of the Wyn­d­ham Cham­pi­onship in Greens­boro.

Both men made seven-un­der 63s, with Quin­ney shoot­ing five birdies in his first seven holes be­fore mak­ing his only bo­gey on the 18th.

Gainey had a blem­ish-free round, capped by an ea­gle three on the fifth hole.

Aus­tralia’s Stu­art Ap­pleby was one stroke fur­ther back hav­ing signed for 64.

He also ea­gled the par-five fifth and col­lected four strokes on the back nine.

A group of nine play­ers were tied for fourth on four un­der, with Eng­land’s Paul Casey, South Africa’s Ernie Els and Fiji’s Vi­jay Singh among the names.

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