Wiebe is trying to win his second Champions Tour event after having had only two wins in his entire PGA Tour career.
"There was no letup out there, but you had to stay focused," Wiebe said of the difficult conditions at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Cap Cana course. "It's nice to get off to a good start, but we have two more days to go and the wind is supposed to be about the same as it was today."
Joey Sindelar, a seven-time winner on the regular circuit, made his Champions Tour debut Friday and shot a 3-over 75 which left him tied for 38th place.
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