(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)
MONTREAL (AP) Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.
The 47-year-old Petrovic was the last player to get in the field, grabbing a spot when Benjamin Alvarado withdrew Tuesday.
"I didn't set my expectations high because I got in late, so this was kind of my practice round," Petrovic said. "I walked the back nine (Wednesday).