Brian Stuard hits his tee shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
Stew Milne
April 28, 2016

AVONDALE, La. (AP) Brian Stuard shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to top the leaderboard in the suspended first round of the Zurich Classic.

The 33-year-old Stuard had only 21 putts in his bogey-free round at TPC Louisiana, finishing his final hole after a rain delay of nearly five hours. He's winless on the PGA Tour.

None of the afternoon starters were able to finish before darkness suspended play.

Retief Goosen was second after a 65. The 47-year-old South African is a two-time U.S. Open champion.

Top-ranked Jason Day bogeyed his final two holes for a 69. The Australian is the first No. 1 player to play in the event since David Duval in 1999.

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