29 Apr '11, 1am

Bubba Watson, Matt Jones share Zurich Classic lead: Bubba Watson made six birdies and an eagle en route to a 66

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Matt Jones chipped in from 57 feet on his final hole for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead with Bubba Watson on Thursday in the Zurich Classic. Watson, the winner at Torrey Pines in late January, two-putted from 32 feet for eagle on the par-5 11th and had six birdies and two bogeys at TPC Louisiana. Jones had eight birdies and two bogeys. Playing the back nine first, the Australian reeled off four consecutive birdies beginning at the par-4 16th. He followed with a 30-foot birdie putt on the 17th, an 11-footer on the 18th and a 20-foot putt on the first. Watson and Jones played in the afternoon in better scoring conditions after a strong north wind made morning play more difficult. Joe Durant, Tommy Gainey, Carl Pettersson, John Rollins, Nick O'Hern and David Duval opened with 67s. Durant played in the morning. Luke Donald, a playoff lose...

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