Nate Lashley fired a 9-under 63 in Round 1 of the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic on Thursday.
Chez Reavie picked up right where he left off after winning the Travelers Championship last week, carding a 7-under 65 to sit two back of Lashley.
The scoring average after Round 1 was 69.71 with 121 players of the 156-man field under par. There were 676 birdies made on Thursday, the most in a single round this year.
Here's how the top of the leaderboard looks after Day 1:
|Position||Player||To Par||R1 Score|
|T4||Charles Howell III||-7||65|
Round 2 begins at 6:45 a.m. ET.