What happened with Brooks Koepka?
Brooks Koepka, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, made just one bogey. He did make a lot of other interesting scores.
He triple-bogeyed the par-4 sixth after two penalty strokes. He double-bogeyed the par-4 ninth. And he bogeyed the par-5 18th after hitting his second shot in the water, giving him a 4-over 74, his highest opening round since 2018.
How did defending champ Keith Mitchell do?
Keith Mitchell’s victory last year was certainly memorable. His first win on the PGA Tour after 97 tries. A birdie on the 18th hole to defeat world-class players Koepka and Rickie Fowler by a stroke.
Thursday’s first round wasn’t memorable. He double-bogeyed the par-3 fifth after dumping his tee shot in the water and triple-bogeyed the par-4 11th after hitting his approach into the drink, all of which led to a 6-over 76.
What about Tiger?
Tiger Woods’ pursuit of the PGA Tour’s all-time wins record will have to wait at least another week, as he is taking off a second-straight week.
How can I watch Round 2?
You can watch Friday’s action on Golf Channel from 2-6 p.m. ET.
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