Number of bogeys combined for co-leaders Andrew Landry and J.J. Spaun in the PGA Tour’s Quicken Loans National at TPC Potomac (Md.) at Avenal Farm. Landry and Spaun, both Americans, shot 7-under 63 for a one-stroke lead over countrymen Billy Horschel and Andrew Putnam. Tiger Woods, in his first start since a missed cut two weeks ago at the U.S. Open, rebounded from a double bogey on the par-4 sixth hole with two back-nine birdies to shoot 70 (scores).
Number of strokes under par that Jerry Kelly stood after 18 holes of the U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor’s East Course in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kelly, who birdied four of his first six holes by making four putts of a combined 21 feet, shot 66, one of only eight under-par scores. Americans Rocco Mediate and Kevin Sutherland shared second place with South Africa’s Deane Pappas and Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez at 2-under 68 (scores).
After a fast start, Jerry Kelly grabs the first-round lead in the U.S. Senior Open at Broadmoor’s East Course in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Number of strokes under par that Sung Hyun Park stood after the first round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Ill. Park, 24, of South Korea, has won three times in the past 12 months, including the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open, after posting 10 victories in South Korea in 2015-16. Americans Brittany Altomare, Jaye Marie Green and Jessica Korda shared second place with Canadian Brooke Henderson at 67 (scores).
Number of players, among a field of 159, who broke par in the first round of the HNA French Open at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France. Bradley Dredge of Wales shot 4-under 67 to open a one-stroke lead over Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell and England’s Andy Sullivan. Le Golf National will play host to the Ryder Cup on Sept. 28-30. Three of the six Americans entered were among the players who broke par. Justin Thomas, who at No. 2 in the world rankings is a virtual certainty to make the U.S. team, overcame a double-bogey 6 on the fifth hole to join countrymen Seungsu Han and Julian Suri at 1-under 70 (scores). Thomas is the only likely American Ryder Cup player to preview the course under tournament conditions (“Thomas scouts France without Ryder mates,” June 28).
Scores for co-leaders Rhein Gibson of Australia and Carlos Ortiz of Mexico in the rain-suspended first round of the Web.com Tour’s Lincoln Land Charity Championship at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Ill. Gibson offset a double-bogey six at the ninth hole with a hole-out eagle-3 at the 16th hole en route to a 9-under score. Ortiz played bogey-free golf, highlighted by six birdies in his first eight holes(scores).