- Associated Press - Friday, July 17, 2015

STATELINE, Nevada (AP) - Actor Jack Wagner and former pitcher Mark Mulder share the first-round lead Friday in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe.

Wagner and Mulder each had 26 points in the modified Stableford scoring system. Players receive six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, none for bogey and minus-2 for double bogey or worse.

Wagner, the 2006 and 2011 winner, had four birdies in his bogey-free round.

“We don’t do this for a living, so if I could have two more 68s right now, I’d take them and take my chances,” Wagner said. “I’m hitting the ball better than ever, but I didn’t make many putts today. But I am happy to be here with 26 points after the first round.”

Mulder had six birdies - four in a row on the back nine - and four bogeys.

“I couldn’t get anything going, but I am pleased with this first round,” Mulder said “I just wanted something in the 20s.”

Four-time champion Billy Joe Tolliver was third with 25 points.

“I went out in 32, but our pace slowed down and I played poorly,” the former quarterback said. “I know that if I think about anything for a long time, I’ll screw it up.”

Entertainer Justin Timberlake had 15 points. Defending champion Mark Rypien had 10.

Charles Barkley was 90th in the 91-player field at minus-28. Kim Alexis was last at minus-34.

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