Ralph Landrum shot an eight-under-par 63 for a three-stroke lead over Ken Brown, John Cook, Roger Maltbie and Danny Edwards after the first round of the $300,000 Pensacola Open.
Mark O'Meara hit into the water three times on his way to a 77 that seriously hurt his chances for winning any of the three honors he has been closely pursuing -- player of the year, leading money winner and Vardon Trophy for low stroke average . . .
Jose-Maria Canizares of Spain shot an eight-under-par 62 to take a one-stroke first-round lead in the $500,000 World Championship of Golf in Narita, Japan. Taiwan's Chen Tze-min bogeyed the last hole and was second . . .
George Graefe of BWI Center had six birdies, including one where he holed out from a trap, and Larry Ringer of the Naval Academy had three birdies as the pair shot a better-ball eight-under-par 64 to lead after the opening round of the Middle Atlantic PGA's Two-Man Stroke Play Championship at Shannon Green in Fredericksburg . . .
Clare Dolan of Seneca Valley took the lead at 74 on the first of two days of the Maryland state high school tournament at the University of Maryland. Magruder's Doug Ridgway led the boys division with 75. Seneca Valley's combined boys-girls total of 317 was the low team score.