Team Canada Young Pro Squad golfer Albin Choi carded an opening round 6-under-par 66 at the Web.com Tour’s LECOM Health Challenge to sit T4 through 18 holes at the Peek N’ Peak Resort Upper Course in Findley Lake, N.Y.
The Toronto product started the day with five straight birdies and was bogey free for the rest of his round carding one more birdie to sit two shots back of the leader China’s Xinjun Zhang.
Choi came to Findley Lake ranked 89th on the Web.com Tour’s Order of Merit. His best result of the season was a T5 at the rain shortened BMW Charity Classic presented by Synnex Corporation.
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Choi’s Young Pro Squad teammate Corey Conners (Listowel, Ont.) is T25 at 3 under par after an opening-round 69 (-3), alongside Calgary’s Ryan Yip, and Ben Silverman (Thornhill, Ont.).
Merritt, B.C., native Roger Sloan is T47 (-2).
There are 11 Canadians in the field this week.
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