Kent Jones recovered from a tee shot in the rough to birdie the 18th hole for 7-under 65, giving him a share of the lead with rookie Michael Letzig after the first round of the Ginn sur Mer Classic in Palm Coast. They had a two-shot margin over Ryan Palmer, who birdied three of his first five holes.
European PGA: Denmark's Soren Kjeldsen shot 6-under 65 for a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Volvo Masters in Sotogrande, Spain. Sergio Garcia finished second on a windy day, and Lee Westwood (70) surged ahead in the chase for the Order of Merit title, now led by Robert Karlsson (73). Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington, Karlsson's closest competitor for the tour's money title, was three shots behind him.