Calgary’s Ryan Yip is two shots off the lead after the first round of the Web .com Tour’s Digital Ally Open being played at the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate in Overland Park, Ks.
Yip shot a bogey-free, seven-under 64 in which all of his birdies came in bunches including three between the second and fourth holes and four more between holes 13 and 16.
Yip goes into Friday’s second round in a four-way tie for second, two shots behind leader Craig Barlow.
Brad Fritsch shot a three-under 68 and is tied for 56th, while Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont., finished with an even par 71.
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No Canadian is in the field at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone in Akron, Ohio, where Aussie Danny Lee has a one-shot lead after the first round after a five-under 65 on Thursday.
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