Logjam at the top

At one point Sunday, six players were tied for the lead.

Tom Purtzer has moved to 10 under, a stroke ahead of Hale Irwin, David Eger and Fuzzy Zoeller. The last group is through 13 holes.

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All Hale

Hale Irwin’s opening-round 64 matched the tournament course record at Valencia CC set by Larry Nelson (second round, 2001) and tied by Walter Morgan (final round, 2001), Joe Inman (final round, 2004) and Tom Kite (second round, 2006).

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Iron Man

Bruce Summerhays extended his streak of events played for which he’s eligible to 155 at the AT&T Champions Classic in Valencia this weekend.

Dana Quigley holds the Champions Tour record at 278 consecutive starts.

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Putt-putt

Scott Simpson (USC) wrapped up his opening round with an even-par 72.

But he did keep an impressive streak going, reaching 134 consecutive holes without a three-putt.

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