Si Woo Kim has the lead at the Valero Texas Open

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Wednesday, April 4, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Si Woo Kim birdied five of his final eight holes Thursday for a 6-under 66 and the first-round lead at the Valero Texas Open.

Kim, the 2017 Players Championship winner, leads by a shot over Abraham Ancer, J.T. Poston, Brian Stuard and Jhonattan Vegas. He's two ahead of a group that includes Ricky Fowler and Jordan Spieth at the PGA Tour's last stop before Augusta.

Also at 4 under after 68s are Morgan Hoffmann, Danny Lee, Ryan Moore, Ted Potter Jr., Scott Stallings and Chris Stroud.