Highlights from Zurich Classic round 1: Former champion near top of leader board

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AVONDALE, La. — 2002 champion KJ Choi and his partner Charlie Wi finished with a five under par 67 in the first round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at the TPC of Avondale. The early leaders at 6 under par were Kyle Stanley and Ryan Ruffels.

Here’s a report from WGNO Sports:

Former Masters Champion Jordan Speith teed off in the afternoon.