Justin Rose took a two-shot lead after the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational while Tiger Woods is lurking and Phil Mickelson and Brandt Snedeker are struggling.
An equipment change and high expectations played into John Huh's early-season struggles, but his 5-under 67 on Thursday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational showed glimpses of having a bit of fun again.
With the morning wave facing windy and cold conditions, but the course drying out before the afternoon groups, it promises to be an interesting day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here's what the players atop the leaderboard are saying . . .
Playing through a neck injury that he sustained picking up a towel coming out of the shower in Los Angeles, Bill Haas challenges for lead, only to fall back with two closing bogeys.
Tiger Woods, searching for a second straight title and eighth overall at Bay Hill, fired an opening-round 69 Thursday morning. He trails leader Justin Rose by four shots. See how it happened!
Tiger Woods didn't like his drives or his irons, his distance or his trajectory Thursday. Sure, he putted well, but he trails Justin Rose - who put together a complete round - by four shots at Bay Hill.
Recent Dartmouth grad Peter Williamson shot an 11-over 83 at Bay Hill Club & Lodge on Thursday during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in his first PGA Tour start.
Sean O'Hair, taking advantage of a sponsor exemption that he wrote and asked Arnold Palmer to extend, and Ryo Ishikawa shoot 69s at Bay Hill to put missed cuts out of mind.
Innisbrook architect Larry Packard, nearly 101, has worked – and lived – following a few simple rules . . .
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Follow the Round 4 leaderboard at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.