Adam Scott, of Australia, follows his shot out of a bunker onto the seventh green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the first round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Scott, Landry share first-round lead at Safeway Open

September 26, 2019 - 9:34 pm

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Scott and Andrew Landry shot 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Safeway Open.

Playing in the morning pairings at Silverado Country Club, Scott had six birdies and an eagle to make up for an early bogey. Landry teed off 4 1/2 hours later and played bogey-free with seven birdies.

Francesco Molinari and Matthew NeSmith were a stroke back. Cameron Champ, Adam Long and Chris Baker shot 67.

Former NFL quarterback and current CBS analyst Tony Romo opened with a 70. Romo is playing on a sponsor exemption. If he makes the cut, he will skip Sunday's NFL broadcast in Chicago between the Bears and Minnesota Vikings.

Defending tournament champion Kevin Tway, Justin Thomas and FedEx Cup points leader Sebastian Munoz were in the group at 71. Munoz three-putted two par 3s to offset three birdies.

Phil Mickelson shot 75, making a quadruple-bogey 9 on the par-5 fifth. Jim Furyk also had a 75.

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