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Gainey, Grillo share lead in Web.com Tour Finals opener

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 10, 2015 at 6:13 p.m.



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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Tommy Gainey and Argentina's Emiliano Grillo shared the first-round lead at 6-under 66 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour Finals-opening Hotel Fitness Championship.

Gainey had an eagle, six birdies and two bogeys at Sycamore Hills. He's coming off a third-place finish in the regular-season finale in Portland, Oregon.

Grillo had six birdies.

The four-events series features the top 75 players from the Web.com Tour money list and Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings. The top 25 players on Web.com regular-season money list earned 2015-16 PGA Tour cards. They are competing against each other for PGA Tour priority, with regular-season earnings counting in their totals and the final leader getting a spot in The Players Championship. The other players are fighting for another 25 cards based on their earnings in the series.

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