Jordan Spieth finished Thursday’s first round of the PGA Travelers Championship with a one-shot lead after firing a 63 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn.
Spieth made eight birdies and one bogey to finish 7 under par in his debut at the course. It was the lowest first round of his PGA Tour career.
— Justin Ray (@JustinRayGolf) June 22, 2017
He took the lead on the final hole as he made birdie on the par-4 No. 18. He birdied five of the first eight holes before making a lone bogey on No. 9.
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 22, 2017
His solid first round followed up a final-round 69 at the U.S. Open last week. He tied for 35th at the major championship.
Johnson Wagner and Brett Steigmaier are tied for second behind Spieth.
The two-time major championship winner, both in 2015, last won in February at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AM. A win this week would give him his 10th on the PGA Tour.
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