Boise - David Skinns birdied the final hole for a 7-under 64
and the first-round lead Thursday in the Albertsons Boise Open, the third of
four Web.con Tour Finals event.
Fighting for one of 25 PGA Tour cards available in the
series, Skinns had nine birdies and two bogeys at Hillcrest Country Club.
The 36-year-old Englishman failed to earn any money in the
first two events, withdrawing from the first and missing the cut in the second.
Skinns won the Pinnacle Bank Championship in July in
Nebraska for his first Web.com Tour title.
Two-time PGA Tour winner Sangmoon Bae was a stroke back
along with Fabian Gomez and M
The series features the top 75 players from the Web.com
regular-season money list, and Nos 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup
The top-25 finishers on the Web.com money list are competing
against each other for tour priority, with regular-season earnings counting in
The other players are fighting for 25 cards based on series
earnings, with Seamus Power taking the final card last year at $40 625.
The Web.com Tour Championship is next week at Atlantic Beach
Country Club in Florida.