Jim Herman shot a 7-under-par 64 on Thursday and built a two-shot lead over Sean O'Hair and Danny Lee among those who finished the rain-delayed opening round of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on the Web.com Tour.
Rain caused a three-hour delay in the morning, and the first round could not be completed until Friday.
Herman hit one shot before the delay, and then returned to hit 9-iron to 10 feet for birdie. That turned out to be his longest birdie of the round.
Andrew Svoboda, who won last week in North Carolina to clinch a PGA Tour card, was 4 under through 16 holes when darkness stopped play.
This is the third of four tournaments in the Web.Com Tour Finals, where players are trying to earn PGA cards. The fields are a mixture of Web.com Tour players from the top 75 on the money list, and the 75 players who failed to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs on the PGA Tour.
Herman was No. 139 in the FedEx Cup standings. He finished toward the bottom of the pack in the...