Players blog: Stallings off to strong start

Scott Stallings
Scott Stallings

Thursday, May 9, 2013

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. –– Scott Stallings has stormed out of the gates at the Players Championship.

Starting on the front nine of the Players Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass, Stallings birdied his first five holes to take an early lead.

He made a 35-footer for birdie at the par-4 first hole. He also made a 20-footer at No. 3 and a 17-footer at No. 4 as part of his early birdie spree.

Stallings has missed 7-of-10 cuts since finishing T-4 at the Humana Challenge. His best finish during that span is a T-29 finish at the Honda Classic. This is Stallings' second Players Championship.