The tournament is conducted under a better-ball format.
Bryant and Purtzer piled up 12 birdies in the round, including eight over a nine-hole stretch. They had pars on two par 5s but posted birdies at the par-3 15th and 17th holes. The team shot 7-under 29 on the second nine.
Four teams are tied at 10-under and three more are 9-under after the first round of the 54-hole tournament.
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