Keeping Score

2020 Sanderson Farms: Kevin Chappell rides hot putter

American holes 114 feet of putts for an 8-under 64 and a share of the 1st-round lead with Charley Hoffman, Jimmy Walker and defending champion Sebastian Munoz

114-3: Distance, in feet and inches, of the cumulative length of putts that American Kevin Chappell holed Thursday en route to an 8-under 64 and a share of the lead at the PGA Tour’s Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Miss. Chappell, 34, who was making his debut at the Country Club of Jackson in the state capital, was tied with fellow Americans Charley Hoffman and Jimmy Walker and Colombia’s Sebastian Munoz, the defending champion. Chappell needed only 23 putts as he and Walker played bogey-free golf. Jay McLuen, a 40-year-old Monday qualifier, shot 2-under 70. McLuen was the subject of a recent interview on PGATour.com about having overcome a life-threatening health scare. Scott Harrington pulled off a rare double eagle when he holed a 3-wood from 272 yards for a 2 at the par-5 14th hole en route to a 70 (scores).

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