GREENSBORO, N.C. -- If Jeff Quinney keeps this up, he might soon have a new PGA Tour card -- and a spot in the playoffs.
Quinney and Tommy Gainey shot 7-under 63s Thursday to share the lead after one round in the Wyndham Championship. Quinney had eight birdies, including five in a row early in his round, in his last chance to qualify for golf's postseason.
Gainey had five birdies and an eagle in matching his career-best round. Both players are chasing their first PGA Tour victory.
Stuart Appleby had a 64. Ten players -- Paul Casey, Carl Pettersson, Ernie Els, Jason Bohn, Jimmy Walker, Tim Herron, Lee Janzen, Jim Furyk, Vijay Singh and George McNeill -- shot 65s.
Quinney arrived in 215th place in the FedEx Cup standings. A win would put him in The Barclays.
"The only chance I get in the playoffs is probably winning this week, and coming with the attitude of 'all-in,' " Quinney said. "Basically, just push all your chips in, and this is what I got."
Quinney has conditional status on the tour and is playing just his 11th tournament of the year.This is the first year he's been non-exempt for five years. A victory would return him to full-time status.
Sluman leads Senior Players
HARRISON -- Jeff Sluman of Rochester shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Senior Players Championship, the Champions Tour's final major of the season.
Sluman, the winner last month at Pebble Beach, had seven birdies and a bogey. Gary Hallberg and Peter Senior opened with 66s.