December 19, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Josh Teater took the first-round lead Thursday in the Reno-Tahoe Open, scoring five points with an eagle on the par-5 eighth hole and finishing with 15 in the modified Stableford event.
Winless on the PGA Tour, Teater also had six birdies and two bogeys at Montreux Golf & Country Club. Players receive eight points for double eagle, five for eagle, two for birdie, zero for par, minus-one for bogey and minus-three for double bogey or worse.
Gary Woodland and James Driscoll were a point back, Greg Chalmers followed at 13, and Stuart Appleby and Colt Knost had 12. Defending champion J.J. Henry had three points.