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The O-N-E is live at the first round of the 10th Anniversary Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover.
The defending champion is Mark Wiebe, who won in a playoff with James Mason last year to capture the ninth GHC title. Wiebe tees off at 11:46 a.m. in a group with Mike Goodes and Loren Roberts. Mason tees off at 10:49 a.m. with Jay Sigel and Steve Pate.
Other notable tee tees include: 2003 GHC champion Craig Stadler at 10:39 a.m.; Charles Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer at at 11:27 a.m.; 2005 and 2009 GHC champion Jay Haas at 11:55 a.m.; 2010 GHC champion Gary Hallberg at 12:14 p.m.
Charles Schwab Cup standings
1. Bernhard Langer 2208 points
2. Tom Lehman 2139 points
3. Roger Chapman 1756 points
4. Michael Allen 1531 points
5. Fred Couples 1530 points
6. John Cook 1167 points
7. Fred Funk 1121 points
8. Mark Calcavecchia 1108 points
9. Kenny Perry 1004 points
10. Joe Daley 958 points
The first round is schedule to start at approximately 10:30 a.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m.
Tournament update 11:10 a.m.
Four men are currently at 1-under sharing the lead, including Scott Simpson, Craig Stadler, Duffy Waldorf and Rick Fehr. All four golfers are through the second hole.
Tournament update 11:30 a.m.
Five men have a 1-under score, including Simpson, Stadler, Fehr, Chien Soon Lu and Andrew Magee. Thirty of the 81 golfers in the field are on the course right now.
Tournament update 11:45 a.m.
Seven men are no 1-under, including Scott Simpson, Craig Stadler, Tom Jenkins, Rick Fehr, Andrew Magee, Rod Spittle and Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer. Simpson, Jenkins and Spittle all started on the 10th tee, while Stadler, Fehr, Spittle and Langer all started on No. 1.
Tournament update 12 p.m.
Twelve men have a share of the lead early with 1-under par scores, including Scott Simpson, Craig Stadler, Tom Jenkins, Andrew Magee, Jerry Pate, Gene Sauers, Mark Calcavecchia, Bernhard Langer, Rod Spittle, Fred Funk and Roger Chapman.
Tournament update 12:04 p.m.
Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer birdies his first two holes of the day, making him 11-under for his past 20 holes. Defending GHC champion Mark Wiebe is 1-under, tied for second place with 12 other golfers.
Tournament update 12:15 p.m.
Gene Sauers has moved into a tie with Bernhard Langer for first place at 2-under. Sauers is through three holes, while Langer is through two.
Tournament update 12:18 p.m.
Defending champion Mark Wiebe has birdied his second-straight hole to move into a three-way tie for first place with Bernhard Langer and Gene Sauers at 2-under par.
Tournament update 12:25 p.m.
Two past Greater Hickory Classic champions are now towards the top of the leaderboard. Craig Stadler birdied No. 7 to move into a four-way tie for first place with 2011 GHC champ Mark Wiebe, current Charles Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer and Gene Sauers.
Tournament update 12:35 p.m.
Scott Simpson now has a share of the lead with Stadler, Langer, Sauers and Wiebe. Seventeen golfers are tied for sixth place at 1-under.
Tournament update 12:37 p.m.
Defending GHC champion Mark Wiebe gets a hole in one at No. 3 to take the outright lead at 4-under. Scott Simpson, Duffy Waldorf, Craig Stadler, Gene Sauers and Bernhard Langer are tied for second at 2-under.
Tournament update 12:43 p.m
With three-straight birdies on No. 7, 8 and 9, Chip Beck moves into a tie for second place with Scott Simpson, Craig Stadler, Duffy Waldorf, Gene Sauers and Bernhard Langer. All 81 golfers in the field are now on the course.
Tournament update 12:51 p.m.
A pair of former Greater Hickory Classic champions stand atop the leaderboard. Mark Wiebe, last year's winner, is leading at 4-under, while 2003 GHC champion Craig Stadler is in second at 3-under. Also at 3-under is Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer, as well as Duffy Waldorf.
Tournament update 1:07 p.m.
Notables so far at the tournament: 2011 GHC champion Mark Wiebe leads at 4-under; 2003 GHC champion Craig Stadler in 2nd at 3-under; Schwab Cup points leader and last week's winner Bernhard Langer at 3-under in second; Tom Lehman, how is second in the points standings behind Langer is even, which is tied for 39th.
Tournament update 1:10 p.m.
Craig Stadler birdies No. 10 to tie Mark Wiebe for the lead. Two former GHC champions battling early on to try to lead after the first day.
Tournament update 1:15 p.m.
Bruce Vaughan has made four-straight birdies to move to 3-under, tied for third with Duffy Waldorf, Tom Jenkins and Bernhard Langer.
Tournament update 1:21 p.m.
Stadler double bogeys No. 11 to fall back into a tie for sixth. Mark Wiebe now your outright leader at 4-under.
Tournament update 1:30 p.m.
Here is our current leaderboard: 1. Mark Wiebe, -4; T-2. Duffy Waldorf, -3; T-2. Tom Jenkins, -3; T-2. Bruce Vaughan, -3; T-2. Bernhard Langer, -3; 14 others tied are tied for sixth.
Tournament update 1:38 p.m.
As coverage goes live on the Golf Channel, Mark Wiebe is your leader at 4-under. Duffy Waldorf, Tom Jenkins, Bruce Vaughan, Peter Jacobsen, Gene Sauers and Bernhard Langer are at 3-under in second place.
Tournament update 1:45 p.m.
Tom Lehman has eagled No. 7 and birdied No. 8 to move into a tie for second place after starting the day off 1-over.
Tournament update 1:54 p.m.
Mark Wiebe has birdied No. 7 to pull ahead by two strokes at 5-under.
Tournament update 2:08 p.m.
Wiebe birdies No. 8 to go to 6-under par. He leads by three over 13 other golfers tied for second at 3-under.
Tournament update 2:22 p.m.
Wiebe bogeys No. 9, but still has the best front nine of the day with a score of 31. He leads by one stroke over Scott Simpson, David Frost and John Cook, who are at 4-under.
Tournament update 2:31 p.m.
John Cook birdies to tie Mark Wiebe atop the leaderboard at 5-under.
Tournament update 2:40 p.m.
Here is our current leaderboard: T-1. Mark Wiebe, -5; T-1. John Cook, -5; T-3. Scott Simpson, -4; T-3. Bruce Vaughan, -4; T-3. Peter Senior, -4; T-3. David Frost, -4; T-3. Michael Allen, -4.
Tournament update 2:54 p.m.
We now have a three-way tie for first after Michael Allen birdies. He is tied with Mark Wiebe and John Cook for the top spot. Allen is ranked No. 4 currently in the Schawb Cup standings, while Cook is No. 6.
Tournament update 3:04 p.m.
Dan Forsman joins the lead, making it a four-way tie at 5-under. He is tied with Mark Wiebe, John Cook and Michael Allen.
Tournament update 3:17 p.m.
Mark Wiebe and Dan Forsman stand alone on top at 5-under after Cook and Allen both bogeyed.
Tournament update 3:21 p.m.
Wiebe bogeyed No. 12 to fall to 4-under. He is tied with eight others for second place. Dan Forsman is your leader at 5-under.
Tournament update 3:41 p.m.
Mark Wiebe birdies No. 13 to regain a share of the lead with Dan Forsman at 5-under.
Tournament update 3:50 p.m.
Here is our current leaderboard: T-1. Mark Wiebe, -5; T-1. Dan Forsman, -5; T-3. Scott Simpson, -4; T-3. Bruce Vaughan, -4; T-3. Peter Senior, -4; T-3. Fred Funk, -4; T-3. Bobby Clampett; T-3. Jay Don Blake, -4; T-3. David Frost, -4; T-3. John Cook, -4; T-3. Michael Allen, -4.
Tournament update 4:05 p.m.
Dan Forsman birdies to take lead at 6-under. David Frost birdies on No. 15 to move into a tie for second place with Mark Wiebe at 5-under.
Tournament update 4:19 p.m.
Fred Funk eagles No. 18 to gain share of lead at 6-under. Forsman answers with a birdie to take outright lead at 7-under.
Tournament update 4:33 p.m.
Fred Funk on his 6-under-par round: "I had a few opportunities early that I didn't make."
Tournament update 4:57 p.m.
Mark Wiebe on his hole-in-one on No. 3: "The ace on number three was lucky. That's all I can say."
Tournament update 5:00 p.m.
David Frost birdies No. 18 to tie Fred Funk and Dan Forsman for the lead at 6-under. Funk is finished, while Forsman is through 16 holes.
Tournament update 5:14 p.m.
David Frost, who shot 6-under-par on the day, on his round: "Sometimes things happen when you least expect it."
Tournament update 5:24 p.m.
First round results: 1. Dan Forsman, -7; T-2. Fred Funk, -6; T-2. David Frost, -6; T-2. Larry Mize, -6; T-5. Mark Wiebe, -5; T-5. Jay Don Blake, -5.
Tournament update 6:01 p.m.
Leader Dan Forsman on his round: "It was fun. I enjoyed the heck out of it."
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