Golf - Hoffman seizes first-round Houston Open lead

HUMBLE, TX - MARCH 31: Charley Hoffman of the United States hits his approach shot on the second hole during the first round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on March 31, 2016 in Humble, Texas. Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFPHUMBLE, TX - MARCH 31: Charley Hoffman of the United States hits his approach shot on the second hole during the first round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on March 31, 2016 in Humble, Texas. Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP (AFP Photo/SCOTT HALLERAN)

- Charley Hoffman fired nine birdies in an eight-under par 64 on Thursday to grab a one-shot lead after the first round of the Houston Open over a quartet of players that included Dustin Johnson.

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