Leishman shoots 61 in debut of new course at Byron Nelson
DALLAS » Marc Leishman shot a 10-under 61 on the new links-style Trinity Forest course to take the first-round lead Thursday in the AT&T Byron Nelson.
Jordan Spieth was eight shots back in his hometown event, which returned to Dallas after 35 years at the TPC Four Seasons in suburban Irving. Defending champion Billy Horschel shot 68.
J.J. Spaun and Texan Jimmy Walker shot 64. Spaun had six birdies in a span of seven holes for a 30 on his second nine — the front nine on the undulating layout with no trees or water hazards a few miles south of downtown Dallas. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. » Miguel Angel Jimenez matched the course record with an 8-under 64 to take the firstround lead in the Regions Tradition, the first of the PGA Tour Champions’ five major championships. WILLIAMSBURG, VA. » Annie Park turned a blistering stretch on the back nine into a mistake-free 6-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead on a crowded leaderboard at the Kingsmill Championship.