FORT WORTH, Texas - Vijay Singh shot a 6-under-par 64 at Colonial Country Club yesterday, which left him a stroke behind Woody Austin, Tim Clark and Steve Stricker after the first round of the PGA's Crowne Plaza Invitational.

Paul Casey, playing his first tournament since moving up to No. 3 in the world rankings, opened with a 66. He won the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday at Wentworth in England.

European Tour

ASH, England - Anders Hansen eagled his 17th hole in a round of 7-under 65 and had a 1-stroke lead after the first round of the European Open.

NCAA Championship

TOLEDO, Ohio - North Carolina State's Matt Hill made three birdies on the back nine and held off his closest pursuers to win the individual title in the Division I championship at Inverness Club.

Hill, a sophomore from Bright's Grove, Ontario, shot his third consecutive 2-under 69 to finish at 6-under 207. Clemson junior Kyle Stanley shot a 66 to finish second, 2 strokes back.