Woody Austin shoots 65 to lead Conquistadores Classic - Tucson News Now

Woody Austin shoots 65 to lead Conquistadores Classic

TUCSON, AZ (AP) -

Woody Austin had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch and shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Tucson Conquistadores Classic.
    
Playing his final nine holes after opening on No. 10, the 52-year-old Austin birdied Nos. 2-5 and 7-8 on Omni Tucson National's Catalina Course.
    
Scott Verplank and Billy Andrade were a stroke back.
    
Andrade closed with a bogey on the par-4 18th after hitting within a foot of the water. With both feet in the water, he was able to blast out with a sand wedge.
    
Mark Calcavecchia and Gene Sauers shot 67, and defending champion Marco Dawson was in the group at 68.

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