PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – PGA Tour rookie Tony Finau shot a 9-under 63 at Del Monte and had a two-stroke lead over Billy Andrade and Lee Janzen of the Champions Tour after Thursday's opening round of the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational.
Finau, one of the longest drivers in golf, had nine birdies, one bogey and eagled the 331-yard par-4 11th after hitting his tee shot six feet from the pin.
Andrade, a four-time PGA Tour winner who just completed his first Champions Tour season, had a 65, also at Del Monte.
Janzen, a two-time U.S. Open winner, tallied his 65 at Spyglass Hill.
PGA Tour players James Hahn, Matt Bettencourt and Kyle Reifers all had 67s in the 43rd annual tournament that includes 82 pros from the four major tours and mini tours as well.