Gregory recovers from poor start at Memorial

Scott Gregory shot a four-over par opening round at the Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio.

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 9:54 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 8:54 pm
Scott Gregory

The Waterlooville-based talent, making his second appearance on the PGA Tour following his Masters debut in April, sank birdies on the eighth and 18th.

However, Gregory’s chances were dealt a blow when he fired five bogeys on the first seven holes.

The Corhampton player recovered to shoot one-under over the next 11 but his four-over par total has left him in tied 82nd ahead of this afternoon’s second round.

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Jim Furyk, Adam Scott and Dustin Johnson are also facing an uphill struggle after matching Gregory’s round of 76.

Last season’s US Open winner Dustin Johnson is a further two shots behind after shooting a very disappointing 78.

The lead is shared by Swede David Lingmerth and America’s Jason Dufner, who both went round in 65, leaving them seven-under par.
Gregory will begin his second round at 1.59pm British time. Click here for the full results.