Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded a 2-under 69 to be positioned tied-31 after the opening spherical of the Palmetto Championship right here.
Lahiri had three birdies towards one bogey. He bogeyed the sixth however had birdies on third, thirteenth and the 18th.
It was a crowded chief board and the Indian left a makeable putt inside six ft and some between 10-15 ft.
Lahiri, who missed moving into the sphere at the Memorial final week, is hoping to show the tide round this week and discover the shape which gave him two wins in 2015 and extra lately noticed him contend at Texas Open the place he was fifth.
In the identical subject at Palmetto, India’s Arjun Atwal shot 1-over 72 and was seventy fifth, needing second spherical to make the minimize.
The subject has one other former Asian Tour No. 1 in Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat, who shot his lowest rating in practically two years with a 4-under 67 pushing him right into a share of seventh place after the primary spherical.
The 32-year-old Asian star wielded a sizzling putter at the highly-acclaimed Congaree Golf Club, snaring six birdies towards two bogeys, to characteristic within the top-10 of a PGA TOUR chief board for the primary time since November’s Bermuda Championship.
Dustin Johnson acquired off to a superb begin with a 6-under 65 however was a shot behind chief Wes Roach.
Roach, who was a stroke in entrance of Johnson, Doc Redman, Chesson Hadley and South Africa’s Erik van Rooyen, shot his lowest PGA TOUR spherical since November 2019.
Brooks Koepka, taking part in for the primary time since ending second to Phil Mickelson at the PGA Championship, opened with a 72 and was seven pictures behind the leaders.
The Palmetto Championships at Congaree Golf Club is a substitute event for the cancelled RBC Canadian Open, referred to as off for the second straight season because of COVID-19 pandemic.