Hudson Swafford is part of a four-way tie atop the leaderboard at the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship after posting a 65 in Round 1.
Swafford, Sepp Straka, Scott Harrington, and Tyler McCumber all shot a 7-under to open the week in Punta Cana. Straka was the only member of the co-leaders to card the low round in the morning wave, which played over a stroke easier, according to Data Golf.
Here's how the top of the leaderboard stands following Round 1:
|Place||Player||To Par||R1 Score|
Mackenzie Hughes, who came second in Punta Cana last season, shot a 67 on Day 1.
Henrik Stenson - the top-ranked player in the field - turned in a 2-under round to settle into a share of 46th.
Round 2 of the tournament begins Friday at 6:30 a.m. ET.