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Roenick, hockey players start strong at celebrity tournament

Updated: July 12, 2008, 2:45 AM ET
Associated Press

STATELINE, Nev. -- In a field filled with quarterbacks, hockey players topped the leaderboard at Lake Tahoe on Friday.

NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick eagled the 18th hole to take the first-round lead at the 19th annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship.

Ex-hockey greats Brett Hull and Pierre LaRouche were close behind along with former-NFL quarterback Mark Rypien and ex-pitcher Rick Rhoden, who has won the tourney a record six times.

"It's about time. It's nice when ...

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