Brett Quigley terminated a 7-under-par 65 to get the first-round lead at the PGA Tour Champions’ Cologuard Classic on Friday in Tucson, Arizona.
Quigley is 1 shot in advance of John Huston, Kirk Triplett as well as Brian Cooper, that opened up with rounds of 6-under 66 at Omni Tucson National.
Quigley, 53, made 5 of his 8 birdies on the back 9, however in examining his round he thought he would certainly played much better on the front.
“I hit a lot of nice putts, just didn’t make much,” he claimed. “All of a sudden made a couple on the back, hit it close a couple times and all of a sudden it was 5 under on the back, so it was a little easier.”
Quigley never ever won on thePGA Tour He appeared for one win on the PGA Tour Champions in Morocco in 2020, however hasn’t gone back to the platform considering that.
Cooper, that as soon as showed up on the Golf Channel fact program “The Big Break,” made condition on the PGA Tour Champions this period using Q-School
“Obviously living in Arizona, I mean, this week — playing well this week would really mean a lot,” Cooper claimed. “I’m going to have family here, friends here. This week would really mean a lot.”
Cooper published his most affordable round in 34 rounds on the tour by making 5 birdies, one bogey as well as an eagle at the par-5 17th opening.
Triplett seeks his 9th occupation win on the PGA Tour Champions as well as Huston is trying his 3rd. Huston likewise placed an eagle on his card atNo 17.
Germany’s Alex Cejka fired a 5-under 67 as well as is alone in 5th area. Tied for 6th at 4-under 68 are Marco Dawson, Ken Duke, David Toms, Jerry Kelly as well as Canadian Mike Weir.
Defending champ Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain opened up with a 2-under 70.
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