Rochester, NY (Sports Network) - After breaking through for his first major
championship victory earlier this year, Adam Scott has carried that momentum
through the year.
Scott saved par on the final hole Thursday to post a 5-under 65 and join Jim
Furyk in the lead after the first round of the 95th PGA Championship.
Furyk carded his 65 in the morning, while Scott was in the middle of the
Lee Westwood, who shared third in 2009, carded a 4-under 66 and was joined in
third place by David Hearn, who is playing in his first PGA Championship.
World No. 6 Matt Kuchar carded a 3-under 67 on the East Course at Oak Hill
Country Club and he was part of a group tied for fifth place. He stands
alongside Robert Garrigus, Paul Casey, Marcus Fraser, Scott Piercy and U.S.
Open runner-up Jason Day.
Americans Steve Stricker, Jason Dufner and Bill Haas as well as 2010 PGA champ
Martin Kaymer and reigning U.S. Open winner Justin Rose are among 11 players
that shared 11th place at minus-2.
Four-time champion Tiger Woods stumbled to a double-bogey on the ninth, his
last to card a 1-over 71.
MORE TO FOLLOW.
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