The Woodlands, TX (Sports Network) - Mike Goodes carded a 3-under 69 on Friday
and that was good enough for a 1-stroke lead after the opening round of the
Goodes, who finished third at this event last year, earned his only Champions
Tour win at the 2009 Allianz Championship.
Gene Sauers is one stroke off the lead at minus-2 on the Tournament Course at
The Woodlands Country Club.
Michael Allen, who tied for fourth at this event last year, opened with a 1-
under 71. He was joined in a share of third place by Brian Henninger, Mark
Brooks and Hal Sutton.
Defending champion Fred Funk struggled to a 3-over 75, which left him tied for
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