Result: Bill Haas, Charley Hoffman share Shell Houston Open lead

Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman take a share of the lead on day one of the Shell Houston Open.

Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman recorded rounds of seven-under-par to each take a share of the lead on day one of the Shell Houston Open.

Bill Haas of the United States points on the ninth tee box during round one of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 3, 2014© Getty Images

Hoffman showed good touch on the greens in Texas, needing just 27 putts on his way to a round of 65, while Haas edged to the top of the leaderboard thanks to five birdies on the back nine.

Four players sit one shot off the lead in Houston, including Keegan Bradley and Matt Kuchar, who both looked in good form ahead of next week's Masters.

A group of 10 competitors shot five-under-par, while Phil Mickelson recorded a round of 68 just one week after pulling a muscle in his side.

Tiger Woods of the U.S. Team watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the Day Two Foursome Matches at the Muirfield Village Golf Club on October 4, 2013
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