KAPALUA, Hawaii — Russell Henley found Kapalua to be a lot more fun the second time around.
Henley made four birdie putts outside 20 feet on his way to an 8-under 65 on Friday, giving him a one-shot lead over Bae Sang-Moon in the opening round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
Henley made his debut last year in the winners-only event that starts the year and never broke 70. The Plantation Course offered up far better scores without the typical wind off the west coast of Maui.
And anytime that Henley feels good with the putter, the two-time winner on the PGA Tour can be dangerous.
"I kept the ball in front of me pretty decent today, and didn't scare...