(CNN) -- Dustin Johnson and Robert Garrigus lead after the first round of the $6.1 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am after both Americans carded seven-under-par 65s.
Teenager Wie was all smiles after carding an opening round 66 in Hawaii.
Johnson, playing the Pebble Beach Golf Links, was boosted by an eagle on his first hole after holing his pitch approach.
Garrigus produced his round at Spyglass Hill, with Poppy Hills the other course used for the long-standing PGA Tour event.
The pair are being closely chased by Rich Beem, Vaughn Taylor and Charley Hoffman, who are tied on six-under-par 66.
Defending champion Steve Lowery is five back, while Vijay Singh, playing his second tournament after an injury layoff is level par, the same mark as Phil Mickelson.
But 2008 double major winner Padraig Harrington of Ireland is two-over-par and will need a strong second round to make the cut.
Meanwhile on the LPGA Tour, teenager Michelle Wie made a fine start to her first tournament as a fully fledged Tour member.
Wie, playing on her home Hawaiian island of Oahu, shot a six-under 66 to trail leader Angela Stanford by a shot at the season-opening SBS Open.
She is tied with Yani Tseng ahead of Friday's second round with South Korea's Kyeong Bae on 67.
Wie, who has made golfing headlines for playing in men's professional tournaments while still a teenager, had to earn her full card in last year's LPGA Tour qualifying school.