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Memorial Tournament: First Round Review

Weather: Cloudy with rain. High of 72. Wind SW 10-15 mph. Play was suspended at 12:46 p.m. ET due to thunderstorms and resumed at 2:45 p.m., a delay of one hour, 59 minutes. Play was again suspended at 4:17 p.m. and an attempt to resume was made at 6:30 p.m., but players were removed from the course when another weather cell developed. Play was suspended for the day at 6:41 p.m. The morning wave of 60 players completed the round. No player of the 60 in the afternoon wave completed the round. Round one is scheduled to resume at 7:30 a.m. Friday.

 

PARTIAL First-Round Leaderboard

Collin Morikawa                66 (-6)

Adam Long                         67 (-5)

Four players                       68 (-4)

Full Leaderboard Here

 

Things to Know

  • Collin Morikawa seeks a second win at Muirfield Village Golf Club (2020 Workday Charity Open)
  • Adam Long looks to make first cut in third appearance at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide
  • Columbus, Ohio resident and former Ohio State University golfer Bo Hoag posts 68, his second sub-70 score in seventh round at Muirfield Village (67/R2/2020)
  • Current FedExCup leader and 2018 the Memorial Tournament winner Bryson DeChambeau sits 2-under through three holes
  • Including Thursday’s delays, 45 of 179 rounds, covering 30 of 46 tournaments, have been delayed, suspended or canceled by inclement weather at the Memorial Tournament
  • Marks 15th tournament this season to experience a weather delay

 

Collin Morikawa (66) Entering this week

Collin Morikawa

Age: 24 (February 6, 1997)

FedExCup: 23

OWGR: 6

PGA TOUR starts: 48

PGA TOUR wins: 4

Starts at the Memorial Tournament: 1

Top-10s at the Memorial Tournament: 0

Starts in 2020-21: 16

Top-10s in 2020-21: 5

 

  • Notched seven birdies and one bogey (No. 18) en route to 6-under 66; made nine total birdies (and one eagle) during all four rounds of 2020 the Memorial Tournament
  • Should he remain in the lead, would hold the 18-hole lead/co-lead for the third time on TOUR, converting to victory once (2020 Workday Charity Open/1, 2020 Sony Open in Hawaii/T21)
  • 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park among four TOUR titles
  • Claimed three of his four PGA TOUR titles at Jack Nicklaus-designed venues – 2019 Barracuda Championship (Montreux G&CC), 2020 Workday Charity Open (Muirfield Village), 2021 WGC-Workday Championship (The Concession)

 

Additional Notes

  • After missed cuts in both previous appearances with scores of 76-77 (2019) and 73-75 (2020) at the Memorial Tournament, Adam Long (67) posts first under-par round at Muirfield Village; on Monday, experienced an inspirational visit from the tournament host Mr. Jack Nicklaus when he reached No. 15 while playing a practice round. “He wanted to see someone play 15 as he hadn’t seen anyone play that hole. It was surreal and a pretty awesome experience,” said Long
  • Defending champion Jon Rahm posted an opening-round 3-under 69 for the second year in a row
  • Matt Kuchar withdrew with a left forearm injury after 14 holes

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