Watson, Jones share lead at Zurich

AVONDALE, La. — Matt Jones chipped in from 57 feet on his final hole for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead with Bubba Watson on Thursday in the Zurich Classic.

Watson, the winner at Torrey Pines in late January, made a 32-foot eagle putt on the par-5 11th and had six birdies and two bogeys at TPC Louisiana.

Avnet LPGA Classic

At Mobile, Ala., Grace Park and Song-Hee Kim shot 5-under 67s in windy conditions to share the first-round lead in the Avnet LPGA Classic, the tour's only event in a six-week stretch.

Park eagled the par-5 13th and had had five birdies and two bogeys on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Magnolia Grove complex. She won the last of her six LPGA Tour titles in 2004.

Ballantine's Championship

At Seoul, South Korea, top-ranked Lee Westwood made a double bogey on his final hole in the first round of the Ballantine's Championship to fall six shots behind leader Damien McGrane.

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