WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Vijay Singh, who won the last of his 34 PGA Tour titles in 2008, birdied his final four holes Thursday for a 7-under 63 and the first-round lead in the Greenbrier Classic at Old White TPC. Tiger Woods was 8 strokes back.
Jeff Maggert, a year younger than the 49-year-old Singh, was a stroke back at 64 along with Jonathan Byrd and Martin Flores. U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson topped a group at 65.
Woods, coming off a victory Sunday at Congressional, had a 71. He stumbled with a double bogey on the par-5 17th, driving into a hazard, taking a penalty stroke, and three-putting from 20 feet. Phil Mickelson, who missed the cut last year, also had a 71. Defending champion Scott Stallings birdied his final three holes for a 67.