First Tee of Augusta golfer starts strong

In Pebble Beach, Calif., First Tee of Augusta member Jason Murphy and his partner, Larry Mize, are tied for 12th place after the first round of the pro-junior portion of the Champions Tour’s Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

Murphy, a Westside High golfer, and Mize teamed to shoot 5-under-par 67 at Del Monte Golf Course. There are 81 pro-junior teams in the field that alternate between Del Monte Golf Course and Pebble Beach Golf Links for the first two rounds. Sunday’s final round will be at Pebble Beach.

Mize, the 1987 Masters Tournament champion and Augusta native, shot 77.

Bernhard Langer, a two-time Masters champion, leads with 63.

 

 

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