Mike Goodes leads on Champions
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Mike Goodes shot a 3-under 69 in wind that gusted to 30 mph to take a one-stroke lead Friday after the first round of the Champions Tour's Insperity Championship.
Only seven players in the 81-man field broke par on an unseasonably cold and blustery day. A gust blew down one scoreboard at The Woodlands Country Club.
Goodes bogeyed the second hole, rallied with par saves on the fifth and sixth holes and dropped a 20-foot birdie putt on No. 7. He birdied two of the last three holes.
Gene Sauers had the lead at 4 under going into the par 4 17th, but hit a 9-iron into the water for a double-bogey and finished at 70. Brian Henninger, Mark Brooks, Hal Sutton, Michael Allen and Mark Bucek were two strokes back at 71.
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