In best-ball format, the most important thing was those moments came on different holes.
Reavie and Glover teamed to shoot a 12-under 60 for a share of the Zurich Classic lead with Chinas Zhang Xinjun and Dou Zecheng.
”Chez started well and I picked it up in the middle of the back nine,” Glover said. ”He closed it off and then we both played really well on the front. Just kind of ham and egged it, I guess, as they would say.”
Reavie and Glover each had six birdies in the best-ball format, pushing through soggy weather early in the round before conditions cleared at TPC Louisiana. Six teams are two shots back in a tie for third after shooting 62.
”We were just rolling,” Reavie said. ”I think were comfortable. We like to laugh and have a good time when were playing golf, and it definitely helps.”
Zhang and Dou birdied four of their final five holes. Dou made a 31-foot putt on No. 9 to cap the impressive rally and jump into the lead with Reavie and Glover.
Tony Finau–Daniel Summerhays, Chris Paisley–Tommy Fleetwood, J.J. Henry–Tom Hoge, Michael Kim–Andrew Putnam, Kevin Kisner-Scott Brown and Troy Merritt-Brendon de Jonge shot 62. Jason Day and Ryan Ruffels shot 64.
Its the first time since last years Tour Championship that the reigning champs of all four majors have been in the same field. None of them were among the leaders after the first round.
”I didnt feel like there was really any rust,” Reed said. ”I felt like I hit the ball all right today. I felt I hit some good quality putts. A couple of them went in, a couple of them didnt.”
This is the second year that two-player teams have competed at the Zurich Classic. The unusual tournament features best-ball play in the first and third rounds and alternate shot in the second and final rounds.
There are 80 teams in the tournament and the top 35, along with ties, will make the cut after Fridays second round.