Scott Langley made a his first round as a PGA Tour rookie a day he won't soon forget.
Russell Henley wasn't too shabby, either.
Langley thrived on a penetrating ball flight and a pure putting stroke Thursday for an 8-under 62, giving him a one-shot lead over Henley in the first round of the Sony Open. Henley played in the same group as Langley, and they put on quite a show at Waialae Country Club.
Henley made five birdies on the back nine, holing 15-footers with confidence. But the Georgia grad couldn't keep on the par-5 18th hole when his chip from short of the green came out hot and he had to settle for a two-putt par from 30 feet.
''I'm a young guy," Langley said, "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."
Langley, a former NCAA champion from Illinois who played in six PGA Tour events before earning his tour card in Q-School to end 2012, played...