Chubb Championship - R1

Sandy Lyle & Stephen Ames take first round lead

February 15-17
The Old Course at Broken Sound, Boca Raton, Florida
$1,700,000

Round 2, Round 3


Playing partners Sandy Lyle and Stephen Ames matched the course record at 8-under 63 to share the first-round lead Friday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic.


Lyle topped a leaderboard for the first time in 155 career starts on the 50-and-over tour. The 61-year-old Scot won the 1985 British Open and 1988 Masters.

Ames had a hole-in-one with a 9-iron on the 141-yard 12th hole at The Classics at Lely Resort. He won the 2017 Mitsubishi Electric Classic for his lone senior title.

Jay Haas, at 65 years old, bettered his age for the first time on the tour with a 64.

Dudley Hart, Glen Day, Ken Tanigawa, Dan Olsenand Kent Jones shot 65.

Steve Stricker opened with a 67.


Bernhard Langer, the Oasis Championship winner last week near his home in Boca Raton, had a 68. The 61-year-old German star won the event in 2011, 2013 and 2016.

Hale Irwin, at 73 years old, bettered his age for the 40th time on the tour, shooting a 70. He won the tournament in 1997 and 2002.


Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
T1
Sandy Lyle
-8
63
T1
Stephen Ames
-8
63
3
Jay Haas
-7
64
T4
Glen Day
-6
65
T4
Dudley Hart
-6
65
T4
Ken Tanigawa
-6
65
T4
Dan Olsen
-6
65
T4
Kent Jones
-6
65
T9
Bob Estes
-5
66
T9
Steve Flesch
-5
66
T11
Ken Duke
-4
67
T11
Tom Byrum
-4
67
T11
Wes Short, Jr.
-4
67
T11
Billy Andrade
-4
67
T11
Rocco Mediate
-4
67
T11
Marco Dawson
-4
67
T11
Jeff Maggert
-4
67
T11
Steve Stricker
-4
67
T11
David Toms
-4
67
T11
Bart Bryant
-4
67
T11
Woody Austin
-4
67
T11
Tom Lehman
-4
67
T11
David McKenzie
-4
67
T24
Olin Browne
-3
68
T24
Tim Petrovic
-3
68
T24
Kirk Triplett
-3
68
T24
Duffy Waldorf
-3
68
T24
Esteban Toledo
-3
68
T24
José María Olazábal
-3
68
T24
Scott Parel
-3
68
T24
Miguel Angel Jiménez
-3
68
T24
Darren Clarke
-3
68
T24
Gene Sauers
-3
68
T24
Brandt Jobe
-3
68
T24
Bernhard Langer
-3
68
T24
Retief Goosen
-3
68
T37
Joey Sindelar
-2
69
T37
Jerry Smith
-2
69
T37
Billy Mayfair
-2
69
T37
Chris DiMarco
-2
69
T37
Corey Pavin
-2
69
T37
Mark O’Meara
-2
69
T37
Paul Goydos
-2
69
T37
Paul Broadhurst
-2
69
T37
Scott McCarron
-2
69
T37
Colin Montgomerie
-2
69
T37
Cliff Kresge
-2
69
T37
Gibby Gilbert III
-2
69
T49
Neal Lancaster
-1
70
T49
Jesper Parnevik
-1
70
T49
Hale Irwin
-1
70
T49
Kevin Sutherland
-1
70
T49
Mark Calcavecchia
-1
70
T49
Fran Quinn
-1
70
T55
David Frost
E
71
T55
Greg Kraft
E
71
T55
Jeff Sluman
E
71
T58
Scott Hoch
1
72
T58
Loren Roberts
1
72
T58
Skip Kendall
1
72
T58
Kevin Johnson
1
72
T58
Tommy Tolles
1
72
T63
Brad Faxon
2
73
T63
Hal Sutton
2
73
T63
Steve Pate
2
73
T63
John Huston
2
73
T63
Michael Bradley
2
73
T68
Russ Cochran
3
74
T68
Wayne Levi
3
74
T68
Tom Pernice Jr.
3
74
T71
Tommy Armour III
4
75
T71
Scott Verplank
4
75
73
Lee Janzen
5
76
T74
Ian Woosnam
6
77
T74
Joe Durant
6
77
T76
John Harris
7
78
T76
Tom Kite
7
78
WD
John Daly
20