Jordan Spieth shook off the Masters hangover that hounded him during his opening round by firing a nine-under 62 on Friday to stand two shots off the pace early in the second round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.
Anirban Lahiri put all that he had learnt at the Masters to good use by getting to the 18th tee in one-under for the round, before running into a back-breaking triple bogey in the first round of the RBC Heritage tournament, here on Friday.
Jordan Spieth`s decision to compete in this week`s RBC Heritage at Hilton Head in South Carolina just days after winning his first major at the Masters was described as "awesome" by his playing partner Matt Kuchar on Thursday.
Jason Day, proud of how he handled his nerves, rebounded from a double-bogey at the 13th with three birdies in the last four holes to grab a share of the lead after the third round of The Barclays on Saturday.
Rory McIlroy embellished his status as one of the game`s best players with his wire-to-wire win at the British Open nine days ago, but has put that behind him as he strives to achieve further goals before the end of this year.
England`s former Ryder Cup star David Howell got the 143rd British Open underway just after the crack of dawn at Royal Liverpool Golf Club on Thursday with all eyes early on riveted on a "fit again" Tiger Woods.
Very few of the game`s top players are absent from this week`s Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio where the leafy Muirfield Village layout is always in immaculate condition and the PGA Tour event has the feeling of a major.