The native of West Chester, Pa., playing in his 16th season on the PGA Tour, ended his first round with a par-saving putt at the18th hole, which left him with the one-shot lead over Stephen Ames (66).
"I'm obviously very happy with playing such a good round and getting off to a good start, something I can try it build on," Furyk said. "Today, I think the key really was that I putted very well."
"The rough is very much up, and you miss too many fairways out here, it's going to be tough to make a lot of birdies, or any birdies, period," Ames said.
Defending champion Sean O'Hair shot 1-over 72 with two bogeys and a single birdie and is tied for 75th place.
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