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Adam Hadwin took an early lead on the 2022 US Open after scoring 66 within the first spherical on Thursday.
The Canadian sits a four-stroke par at The Nation Membership in Brookline, Massachusetts, one stroke forward of a crowded area on the high of the leaderboard. Rory McIlroy is one in all 5 gamers tied for second place, whereas Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm are among the many massive names inside strike distance after the primary 18 holes.
The Main is at all times one of the high-profile occasions of the yr, nevertheless it has gained added significance when that includes PGA Tour stars and the not too long ago created LIV Golf attendees. This might create a drama-filled week with a handbag of $17.5 million.
Spherical 1 Leaderboard
1. Adam Hadwin (-4)
T2. Rory McIlroy (-3)
T2. Callum Terrain (-3)
T2. David Lingmarth (-3)
T2. Joel Dahman (-3)
T2. MJ Dapheu (-3)
T7. Dustin Johnson (-2)
T7. Matt Fitzpatrick (-2)
T7. Hayden Buckley (-2)
T7. Matthew Nesmith (-2)
T7. Brian Herman (-2)
T7. Aaron Smart (-2)
T7. Justin Rose (-2)
Full leaderboard out there on USOpen.com.
McIlroy was one of many high performers firstly of the day, equalizing an impressively poor place:
He additionally had 4 birdies, reaching one level right into a four-under singles lead:
McIlroy was almost bogey-free, however a mistake on the final gap of the day dropped him to three-under for the spherical.
Within the afternoon session, all eyes had been on Hadwin as his birdie put him within the singles lead.
Hedwin completed with six birdies and scored a powerful 66 to guide the sector.
Lots of challengers are nonetheless out of the lead, as many contestants have scored 67 runs. Johnson carded 4 birdies for a two-under end and stays one of many favourites.
Close to the lead, defending champion Rahm, 2019 champion Gary Woodland and two-time main winner Colin Morikawa are on view:
The trio shot 69 Thursday and sat three strokes away from heading the lead in Spherical 2.
It wasn’t an awesome day for everybody, as Phil Mickelson struggled on his technique to 78. He was particularly unhealthy in his early phases:
The veteran was 5 overs via six holes and didn’t enhance because the day progressed. Fellow LIV golf competitor Louis Osthuizen additionally fought for 77.
Tee time begins Friday at 6:45 a.m. ET as gamers jockey for place and attempt to keep contained in the excessive minimize line.