Soggy greens and a stiff breeze proved an equalizer during the opening round of the B.C. Open - for everyone but Brian Claar.
Claar sank a 35-foot birdie putt on the troublesome 15th hole to emerge from a jumble of golfers and claim the top spot at the En-Joie Golf Club with a 5-under-par 66.
Six golfers were chasing Claar at one stroke back, while Tiger Woods and seven others were down two strokes with 54 holes remaining.
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