UA's Furyk shares lead at PGA Championship - Tucson News Now

UA's Furyk shares lead at PGA Championship

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PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Veteran Jim Furyk (UA '92) and Masters champion Adam Scott share the first-round lead at the 95th PGA Championship, the final major on the men's golf calendar. Both shot an opening round 5-under-65. David Hearn and Lee Westwood are tied at minus-4.

Furyk made six birdies on the day including a 40-footer on the 16th hole as he tries to win his first major in 10 years (2003 U.S. Open).

Tiger Woods shot an opening round 1-over-par-71 with a round that featured a bogey, double bogey and two birdies. British Open champion Phil Mickelson stumbled with a double-bogey on No. 18 and also shot 1-over 71.

Defending champion Rory McIlroy is one-under par while Rincon High School grad Michael Thompson ('02) shot a two-over-par 72.

There were 35 rounds under par. The last time the PGA was played at Oak Hill, only 12 players broke par in the first round. The projected cut is at 1 over par. That would be the lowest since the 2010 PGA at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.

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David Kelly contributed to this story.

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