• Ryan Palmer shoots 63 to leads at Deutsche Bank Championship

    by  • August 30, 2014 • Golf

    American Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts to holds a two-shot lead after the opening day of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton.

    The 37-year-old, who finished No. 18 in the Ryder Cup standings – had nine birdies to leave himself eight-under-par 63, giving him a two-shot lead in the tournament over local favourite Keegan Bradley.

    2014 Deutsche Bank Championship Day 1 Leaderboard
    Pos. Player To Par R1 Score
    1 Ryan Palmer -8 63
    2 Keegan Bradley -6 65
    T3 Jason Day -5 66
    T3 Webb Simpson -5 66
    T3 Chesson Hadley -5 66
    T6 Jordan Spieth -4 67
    T6 Ian Poulter -4 67
    T6 Carl Pettersson -4 67
    T6 Russell Knox -4 67
    T6 Bill Haas -4 67

    Source: PGATour.com

    Meanwhile, the world number one Rory Mcllroy posted a one-under round of 70, whereas Chesson Hadley, Jason Day and Webb Simpson all came in at five-under.

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