Woods Five Back After Delayed First Round

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SAN DIEGO -- Arron Oberholser birdied the ninth hole, his last, on the North Course at Torrey Pines for a round of 7-under 65 on Friday. Oberholser finished one-shot ahead of Skip Kendall, Dean Wilson and Gavin Coles after the completion of the first round.
 
Fog and rain forced the suspension of the first round on Thursday. Players returned to the course early Friday morning to resume play.
 
Oberholser, a two-time winner on the Nationwide Tour last year, had a bogey- free round with seven birdies to take the lead.
 
Tiger Woods, who is making his first start since undergoing knee surgery in December, was 1-under par through nine holes and struggled to find the fairway on Thursday. Woods, who won this event in 1999, took to the back nine Friday morning and tallied a birdie at the par-5 18th to finish at 2-under-par 70.
 
John Morgan and Spike McRoy were two strokes off the lead at 5-under-par 67.

Larry Mize, Marco Dawson, Jonathan Kaye, Dennis Paulson, Bob Tway, Matt Gogel, Darren Clarke, Cameron Beckman and Patrick Sheehan finished one shot further back at 4-under-par 68.
 
Defending champion Jose Maria Olazabal was in a group at 3-under-par 69 that includes three-time winner Phil Mickelson.
 
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