"I'm looking forward to tomorrow".
1 fired a 6-over-par 78 and is 13 shots behind first-round co-leaders David Lingmerth of Sweden and Jason Dufner. Dufner found his worst trait in putting was not having a consistent routine and getting too fast, nearly as if he wanted to get it over with quickly. Last year, he opened with a 68. "I've had a lot of good rounds". "I'm not going to lie, I watched a few of Dufs highlights, the hole-out on 18 and everything". 15 and 16 to move to 3 under.
Included in his recovery was a birdie at 18, where he holed out from the bunker.
Nordqvist had two birdies and consecutive birdies on Nos.
A majority of Johnson's troubles came at the par-3 16th, where his tee shot found the water.
Spieth, who finished with a share of second at Colonial Country Club in Texas on Sunday, teed off on 10 and followed three birdies in his first six holes with back-to-back bogeys.
Spieth had eight birdies, which was tied with Lingmerth, Summerhays, and Rickie Fowler for the most in the first round.
"I'm excited to have another chance here, " Kuchar said. "I'll get over it". More than his solid round was the collapse by Dufner. He attributes that to hard work, which is mainly working on his breathing.More news: GSEB HSC Arts Result 2017: Gujarat Board class 12 Arts results declared
"Nice start, nice to grab a record", Dufner said. He prefers a slow, rhythmic breath and a process of counting to two on the exhale and pulling the trigger.
He said the goal presumably is to keep his heartbeat low, a real challenge for a guy who barely has a pulse in the first place. Some days I do it better than others. "That's really given me a lot of confidence".
Three players are four back at nine-under, including the surprise of the week, Bubba Watson.
"Obviously, not a Bubba Watson fan", he said. "But I know that there's been times with my putting that the thought process and my actions have felt like they've been sped up and too quick". I feel confident out here.
Dufner's 14-under par total of 130 put him five shots in front of fellow American Daniel Summerhays, who carded a 69 for 135.
He plundered an eagle and eight birdies but also had three bogeys, while Dufner was flawless until the par-four 18th, where he missed the green with his approach shot for the first time all day, leading to a closing bogey.
He would need a 67 to break the 54-hole record set by Hoch in 1987. He wound up finishing one back of Kevin Kisner, and Spieth brought his form to Ohio. It dropped for a birdie. "I got an awesome break on my third hole today, No. 12". "The last thing I said before I hit it was, the idea is to have the pin stop it". Just haven't been able to put it together for four days.