Sports Log: J.J. Henry rolls a 60 in first round at Las Vegas

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J.J. Henry made a 50-foot eagle putt from the fringe on his final hole Thursday for an 11-under-par 60 and a one-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. The Fairfield, Conn., native had nine birdies at TPC Summerlin in the lowest round of his career. The two-time PGA Tour winner broke the course record and was a shot off the event mark of 59 set by Chip Beck in 1991 at Sunrise Golf Club. Henry began play on the No. 10, and birdied Nos. 12 and 15-17 on his first nine. He added birdies on Nos. 2, 4-6 and 8 before eagling the par-5 ninth. Andres Romero was second after a a 61. Brookline’s James Driscoll, Jonathan Byrd, and Jeff Overton shot 63 . 

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