Steve LeBrun leads by 1 after 64

Updated: November 28, 2012, 7:40 PM ET
Associated Press

LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Steve LeBrun shot an 8-under 64 on Wednesday on PGA West's Stadium Course to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour qualifying tournament.

Edward Loar, Alexandre Rocha, Jin Park and Kris Blanks were a stroke back. They also opened the six-round event on the Stadium Course.

Sweden's Robert Karlsson, an 11-time winner on the European Tour, shot a 66 on the Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course. Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton had a 67 on the Stadium Course.

The top 25 and ties will receive 2013 PGA Tour cards, and the next 50 and ties will earn Web.com Tour cards.


Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press

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