Keith Nolan got his Nationwide Tour season off to a bright start in California.

Playing his first event this season, the Bray man finished tied 22nd in the Livermore Valley Wine Country Championship at Wente Vineyards.

Aron Price became the fourth Australian to win on the Nationwide Tour in 2008 when he beat J.J. Killeen with a par on the second playoff hole to earn  $108,000 and move up to fourth on the money list.

Nolan shot rounds of 73,  71, 74 and 75 to earn $6,480 and move to 107th on the Money List.