• Defending champion Zach Johnson shot a 7-under 64 and is tied with Camilo Villegas for the lead after the opening round of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill. Matt Bettencourt made the field as a late alternate and shot a 6-under 65. He’s tied for second with Daniel Summerhays and Brendon de Jonge.
• Angela Stanford and Catriona Matthew shot 8-under 63s to share the first-round lead at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic in Waterloo, Ont., 2 strokes ahead of top-ranked Inbee Park.
• Phil Mickelson eased back into links golf with a 6-under 66 at the European Tour’s Scottish Open, leaving him behind two Englishman in Inverness, Scotland. John Parry leads at 64.