Calgary’s Ryan Yip is just two shots off the lead at the Web .com Tour’s Brasil Champions event in Sao Paulo.
With just one bogey on the day, Yip shot a seven-under 64, which left him tied for fourth going into Friday’s second round.
Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ont., is tied for 11th after he shot a first-round 66. Brad Fritsch of Manotick, Ont., finished with a 67 and is tied for 24th.
The leaderboard is here.