Join Scott Murray as this year’s US Open receives below manner at Brookline.
It’s been a stable begin for Rory McIlroy. Four pars, 10 thru thirteen, on what a few argue is the most checking out stretch of the course.
McIlroy’s paired with Xander Schauffele and Hideki Matsuyama.
Schauffele - who has never finished decrease than seventh in his 5 US Open appearances - has matched Rory shot for shot to this point
Not so the 2021 Masters champ Matsuyama, who accompanied birdie at eleven with a three-putt double bogey at 12. He’s +1.
Jon Rahm has warmed up the putter. Back-to-returned birdies at 5 and six, and he’s into red figures in short order.
He’s -1. The protecting champ goes round with Collin Morikawa today; the Open champion leaves his tee shot on the par-3 sixth short and right
however whips out from thick cabbage to four toes, and scrambles his par.
It’s a US Open, and greater often than no longer, the ones infants sense like birdies.
He remains in a proportion of lead with Russell Henley at -2.
The 2015 champion Jordan Spieth is presently demonstrating the blessings of locating the green.
He’ll want all his scrambling genius this week, and he demonstrates that, too, getting up and down from sand at the short par-4 fifth to haul himself back to +2
Spieth’s combined rating for last 4 commencing rounds on the US Open is +18. He’ll need to head some to put a dent into that highly awful file today.
Henley is speedy joined at the top with the aid of Collin Morikawa.
The reigning Open champion may be very risky here this week, with approach play at a top rate to Brookline’s regularly small and tightly guarded greens.
The nice iron player within the global birdies 2 and 5, and while it’s early doors, the leaderboard is already taking form.