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January 11, 2013

Langley debuts with 62, leads Sony Open by 1 shot

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HONOLULU —

Then, he was at the course Wednesday for more than eight hours, mostly on the putting greens. "Seven three-putts and a four-putt last week," he said before leaving.

No two courses are more different in consecutive weeks on the PGA Tour than these two — the Plantation Course at Kapalua build on the side of a mountain, with dramatic changes in elevation and fairways some 80 yards wide, the other built along the shores of Oahu, with tight fairways that wind through skinny palms.

And then there was the wind.

"The wind wasn't even blowing today compared to last week," Piercy said. "I just played solid today, hit it in a lot of fairways, hit a lot of greens, made two fairly key putts and took care of the par 5s."

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