Posted July 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Tom Kite set a U.S. Senior Open record with a 28 on the front nine at Indianwood and finished a 5-under 65 on Thursday. Corey Pavin's sixth birdie on his 17th hole pulled him into a tie atop the leaderboard, but a penalty pushed him back to the pack after completing his first round. Pavin hit a chip after his ball moved back a fraction of an inch when he grounded his club on his 14th hole and that later cost him two strokes. ''Yeah, I agree,'' he said after watching slow-motion replays of the infraction with officials in a TV trailer. That setback put Bernhard Langer and Lance Ten Broeck in second place, one shot behind Kite. It pushed Pavin into a five-way tie for fourth with Fred Funk, Jeff Sluman, Tom Pernice Jr. and Mikael Hogberg at 3-under 67. ''Still a very good score,'' Pavin said. ''I just like the way I played. That's the important thing now. There's three more rounds and lots of time to make it up and lots of golf l...
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