By firing the of This new campaign during the opening round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier sungjae Am made the start to the new PGA Tour Year.
The PGA Tour Rookie of the Year nailed his tee shot in the par-three 15th on his approach to an opening-round 66 in West Virginia, leaving him four strokes back from ancient pacesetter Robby Shelton.
By rolling at the 12th, simply to shoot two efforts to a bogey at the next im was only one more than eight holes West Sulphur Springs but followed back birdies around the turn.
Before finishing with a 15-foot birdie in the par-three last the Korean left his rise up the leaderboard by holing out from 233 yards due to his ace watching his tee shot throw 10 feet from the pin and roll into the cup.
Shelton retains a two-shot edge after mixing two birdies with a sole blemish on his way into a eight-under 62, together with defending champion Kevin Na and Scott Harrington – who is making his debut as a PGA Tour member at the age of 38 – a part of the chasing pack.
Zack Sucher, Mark Hubbard and lanto Griffin finish the quintet on six below, using former PGA Champion Jimmy Walker portion of this group off the pace along with the Martin Laird alongside Im about four of Scotland below.
Tom Lewis, that secured his PGA Tour card at the Korn Ferry Tour Championship with victory, birdied the opening three holes from his first-round 68 to join Bryson DeChambeau along with Ireland’s Seamus Power at a talk of 53rd place.
See A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier during the week live on Sky Sports. Live coverage proceeds Friday from 7pm on Sky Sports Golf.