Football and Sports News

Tour Championship, leaderboard, Cameron Smith, Adam Scott, latest, updates

Adam Scott’s impressive performance on the sixth hole kept Australian golf star Cameron Smith at the top of the leaderboard.

Paired with Rory McIlroy, Smith struggled to find his rhythm over the first five holes.

Watch live coverage of the USPGA Tour from Fox Sports on Cayo. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now >

He shot par on four holes, but a bogey on the second was struggling.

However, Smith saved his form in the sixth over when he hit an eagle.

It was just what the Aussie star needed to get back on track, though he shot par over the next three holes.

A bogey on the eleventh was followed by consecutive birdies as Smith’s first round continued.

Smith commits to play Australian Open | 01:04

Meanwhile, fellow ace Adam Scott finished his first round at two-under, sitting several strokes off the top.

Scott shot a birdie on the third hole but bogeyed the fifth, although he immediately bounced back with a birdie on the sixth.

He continued his good form with a birdie at the tenth and a three-under at the twelfth hole, but a bogey at the 15th meant he would not sit very high on the leaderboard.

Additional coverage

A $500k hit that could thwart Norman’s OCC plans and trigger the second coming of Scott.

McIlroy reveals live chat with Cam Smith as Star wants Aussie to have ‘all the facts’ ahead of big call

EXCLUSIVE: Norman out to beat ‘abused and underused’ Australia as Sharks reveal Cam Smith article

LEADERBOARD (last updated at 7:20 am)

1st: Scottie Scheffler -12

T2: Matt Fitzpatrick -9

T2: Xander Schauffele -9

4th: Joaquin Niemann

T5: Sungjae Im -7

T5: Patrick Cantlay -7

T7: Cameron Young -6

T7: Cameron Smith (AUS) -6

T7: Sam Burns -6

T22: Adam Scott (AUS) -2

Related Articles