Joost Luiten last Thursday, not a great first day at the PGA Championship. The 33-year-old golfer had 72 strokes (2 over par) for his first eighteen holes in the second major of the year and is therefore just as well-liked Tiger Woods provisionally outside the top fifty.
Lutes came on the very difficult Black Course of Bethpage State Park in the state of New York, to four bogeys and two birdies.
The Dutchman plays the seventeenth major of his career and his first since the PGA Championship of 2017. The top one hundred of the world rankings gained access to the American tournament and Lutes is 69th.
The Bleiswijker did between 2012 and 2017, six times in a row at the PGA Championship. His best result is a 21st pitch on his debut. Two years ago, he made the cut not, just like in 2012 and 2015.
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Woods has poor start
Woods ran a very rainy first day at Bethpage Black. The 43-year-old American, who is his first tournament since his memorable victory at the Masters in Augusta a month ago, started with a double bogey on the tenth hole and also had two strokes need a lot of hole eighteen.
The four-time winner of the PGA Championship (1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007), further three bogeys, three birdies and an eagle, which he, like Psalteries on 72 beats came out and shared a 51st state.
Woods and Lutes have nine strokes behind winner Brooks Koepka. The 29-year-old American had seven birdies but 63 strokes (-7) for his first round and is in the lead with one stroke lead over the Australian Danny Lee.
Woods in the 2002 US Open win at Bethpage Black, recorded at the Masters of the fifteenth majorzege and his first since the US Open of 2008. He hunts still on the record of Jack Nicklaus, that eighteen times a major won.
The PGA Championship in Farmingdale – about 60 miles east of Manhattan – goes on until Sunday.