Published 9:23 p.m. ET Oct. 5, 2018 | Updated 10:40 p.m. ET Oct. 5, 2018
Playing alongside Hall of Famer's Fred Couples, Snedeker had eight birdies and a bogey on the North Course at Silverado Resort and Spa. PGA Tour title.
"I played really solid golf all the way around," Snedeker said. "I just played two bad shots all day."
Snedeker had a 13-under 131 total.
Michael Thompson (65) and Ryan Moore (67) at 10 under.
"I'm cautiously optimistic," Mickelson said. "It's certainly turning off pessimistic because I did not think that I'm going on the weekend and the next thing you know I'm up on top of the leaderboard."
A week after going 0-2 in United States' Ryder Cup lost to Europe in France, the 48-year-old Mickelson bogeyed three of his first eight holes, and rallied with four birdies on his second nine.
"I shot 4 under to child of salvage the round "Mickelson. "I'm surprised. I'm hitting a lot of good shots." I did putt. "
Moore won the last of his five PGA Tour titles in 2016.
"I feel like the seasons I've played really well. I've kind of come out with a good start here," Moore said.
Thompson's lone PGA Tour victory in the 2013 Honda Classic.
"I need a good start." Kevin Kappa (67) and Sungjae Im (69).
"I really did not hit the ball very well today, "Straka said. "Yesterday I was not flawless. I kept the ball in the right spots." I short-sided myself a lot. "
Ricky Barnes matched the course record with a 61 to get to 8 under.
Couples, 49, Snedeker with a 65 to reach 7 under. Playing on a sponsor exemption PGA Tour event other than the Masters.
Mark Mulder, the former major league pitcher in his first PGA Tour event, missed the cut with round of 75 and 74
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