SANDY CREEK, Utah -- Trevor Murphy made up for a bogey-laden front nine with a strong finish at Thursday's first round of the Web.com Tour's Utah Championship.
The St. Johnsbury golfer ended with a 1-over par 72 in a field which found the Willow Creek Country Club to their liking. Andres Gonzales' 9-under 62 led the way, with over half the players also beating par. Murphy made a double eagle on the par-five 13th hole, and birdied 16 and 18 to make up for bogeys on six of the first nine holes. Play resumes today.