11 months Unheralded alternate Lashley shoots 63 for PGA Detroit lead Manilatimes |Sports
WASHINGTON: Unheralded alternate Nate Lashley, the last player in the field, fired a nine-under-par 63 to seize a one-stroke lead after Thursday’s opening round (Friday in Manila) of the US PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic. The 36-year-old American, ranked 353rd in the world, birdied five of the last six holes to shoot the low round of his brief PGA career to stand on 9-under par after 18 holes at Detroit Golf Club. “I’m just trying to play relaxed and confident golf,” Lashley said. “Game feels good. Hopefully I can continue this through the week.”Advertisements
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