David Rogers carded a 68 to take a two-stroke lead after one round of the Hilton Head Open on Saturday at Moss Creek. Mark Tomedolskey, Matt O’Quinn and Seth Sweet notched 70s.
Three-time defending champion John Patterson is in a tie for fifth with Matt Bova with 71s.
Patterson’s 15-year-old son, J.D., carded an 87 to sit in a tie for 58th place in the 71-player field.
Rounding out the top 10 are Jason Heintschel and Ryan Williams with 72s and Scott Hunter and Colin Hawkins with 73s.
Rogers was the 2013 runner-up to Patterson, while Sweet took second place last year.