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SUNRIVER, OR - AUGUST 21: Mike Goodes tees off on the 12th hole during the second round of the Jeld-Wen Tradition on August 20, 2009 at Crosswater Club at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
Mike Goodes shot a 3-under 69 in gusty winds to take a one-stroke lead Friday after the first round of the Champions Tour's Insperity Championship. Only seven players in the 81-man field broke par on an unseasonably cold and blustery day. A gust blew down one scoreboard at The Woodlands Country Club. Goodes bogeyed the second hole, rallied with par saves on the fifth and sixth holes and ran in a 20-foot birdie putt on No. 7. He birdied two of the last three holes. ''The key for me was to save a couple of decent two-putts early in the round,'' Goodes said. ''I felt that was a huge key. The wind was howling right in my face (No. 5) and I hit a good drive and made a tough two-putt.'' On the next hole, Goodes faced another long putt. ''It was about 50-60 feet down one slope, up one slope and back down another slope,'' Goodes said. ''I hit a good second putt from about 3 feet. That was a great two-putt.'' Gene Sauers had the lead at 4 under par going into the par 4 17th, but hit a ...
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