Bob Tway chipped in for one of his seven birdies in a bogey-free round of 65 in the first round of the Players Championship.

Bob Eastwood, Russ Cochran, Peter Persons and Steve Elkington were one back at 66, and six others were at 67 as more than half the field of 144 broke par.Meanwhile, Amy Alcott shot a 5-under-par 67 to take the first-round lead in the Dinah Shore tournament. Alcott, who hasn't won since 1989, has a two-shot lead over Ok-Hee Ku of South Korea. Laura Baugh and Pat Bradley were in a group at 70.