OAKVILLE, Ont. — John Cook and Brad Faxon each fired a 7-under-par 65 yesterday to share the first-round lead at the $1 million Canadian Open.
Canadian Dave Barr is 1 stroke back at 6-under 66. Fourteen others, including two-time Canadian Open champion Curtis Strange, PGA champion Wayne Grady and Canadian Dick Zokol, were 3 shots back with 68s.
Cook, the 1983 Canadian Open winner, began by bogeying the first hole, but came back with nine birdies before finishing with a bogey.