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Flawless Langley takes Sony lead

Last updated: 11th January 2013

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Flawless round: Scott Langley

Flawless round: Scott Langley

Unheralded Scott Langley took the first round lead at the Sony Open after shooting a bogey-free round of 62 to end on eight under par.

The 23-year PGA Tour rookie carded an eagle and six birdies in his round to end one shot ahead of first year pro Russell Henley.

Henley dropped one shot - on the par three 11th - to deny himself a share of the overnight lead.

On six-under, one shot further back, are South Africa's Tim Clark and American Scott Piercy, while Stephen Ames and Jeff Overton close out the top five on five under.

Langley made the cut in four of the last six PGA Tour tournaments coming into this event, which included two top-30 finishes - one of which was at the US Open.

He eagled the ninth after carding birdies on three of his first four holes to end on five-under after the opening nine. Two more birdies - at the 10th and 16th - put him level with Henley, before he took the outright lead with a birdie at the final hole.

Langley isn't about to get ahead of himself, however.

"I'm a young guy, but I'm old enough to know that we have a lot of golf left. We've barely started, and I'm excited about the next few days," he said.



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