Seung-Yul Noh shoots opening round 60 despite breaking driver

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The South Korean leads despite cracking his driver on the 12th hole.
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May 12, 2023
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Seung-Yul Noh survived a broken driver to shoot a new 18-hole scoring record with a personal-best 11-under 60 and takes a three-stroke lead after the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson near Dallas. Noh ties Patrick Cantlay in the third round of the Shriners Children’s Open for low round of the season.

The South Korean – who has won once on the PGA Tour – cracked the head of his driver on the 12th tee, but matched his outward nine of 30 on the way home with birdies on three of the last four holes.

That leaves him three clear of Australia’s Adam Scott and Zecheng Dou of China with world number two Scottie Sheffler and Jason Day among those a further stroke back.

Scott’s 63 was his lowest opening round for nine years after tying for fifth at the Wells Fargo Championship last week.

“The game was feeling really good there last week and getting a result is always good for the confidence,” said Scott. “Coming here on a course that’s going to throw a lot of birdies out there, getting in that attack mindset was key.”

Scheffler had struggled with his putting before a three-week break and missed five putts from within 10 feet before a strong finish capped by an eagle on the last.

“I was pretty frustrated mid round,” he said.

“I didn’t feel like I was doing anything wrong, I just kind of got on the wrong end of a few things and the putts definitely weren’t falling middle of the round.

I’ll remember those putts towards the end and the beginning of the round, I hit a lot of good putts today and was fortunate to shoot a good round.

England’s Harry Hall had four birdies in five holes to the turn en-route to an opening 67, one better than Tyrell Hatton.

Pos.PlayerTo ParR1
1S.Y. Noh-1160
T2Adam Scott-863
T2Zecheng Dou-863
T4Luke List-764
T4Richy Werenski-764
T4Scott Piercy-764
T4Ryan Palmer-764
T4Scottie Scheffler-764
T4Jason Day-764
T10Doug Ghim-665
T10Mackenzie Hughes-665
T10David Micheluzzi-665
T10Sam Stevens-665
T10Doc Redman-665
T10Sean O'Hair-665
T10Si Woo Kim-665
T17Henrik Norlander-566
T17Sangmoon Bae-566
T17Patton Kizzire-566
T17Kevin Tway-566
T17Andrew Novak-566
T17Chad Ramey-566
T17Hideki Matsuyama-566
T17Sung Kang-566
T17Augusto Núñez-566
T17Eric Cole-566
T17Justin Lower-566
T17S.H. Kim-566
T17Dylan Wu-566
T30James Hahn-467
T30C.T. Pan-467
T30Nate Lashley-467
T30Matt Kuchar-467
T30Greyson Sigg-467
T30Adam Hadwin-467
T30Chesson Hadley-467
T30Trevor Cone-467
T30Brice Garnett-467
T30Davis Riley-467
T30Tom Hoge-467
T30Jim Herman-467
T30Stephan Jaeger-467
T30Byeong Hun An-467
T30Tyson Alexander-467
T30Harry Hall-467
T46Austin Cook-368
T46Chris Stroud-368
T46Scott Brown-368
T46Christiaan Bezuidenhout-368
T46Matthew NeSmith-368
T46Robert Streb-368
T46Tyrrell Hatton-368
T46Aaron Wise-368
T46Satoshi Kodaira-368
T46Adam Schenk-368
T46Roger Sloan-368
T46Justin Suh-368
T46Scott Harrington-368
T46Brent Grant-368
T46Joseph Bramlett-368
T46Fabián Gómez-368
T46Bill Haas-368
T46Pierceson Coody-368
T46Vincent Norrman-368
T65Ryan Moore-269
T65Min Woo Lee-269
T65Ryan Brehm-269
T65Michael Kim-269
T65Kevin Chappell-269
T65Matthias Schwab-269
T65Wesley Bryan-269
T65Kelly Kraft-269
T65Tano Goya-269
T65Parker Coody-269
T65Bobby Massa(a)-269
T65Kevin Roy-269
T65Greg Chalmers-269
T65Harry Higgs-269
T65Seamus Power-269
T65Garrick Higgo-269
T65Cameron Percy-269
T65Robert Garrigus-269
T65Will Gordon-269
T65Jimmy Walker-269
T65Tommy Gainey-269
T65Harrison Endycott-269
T65Michael Gligic-269
T65Austin Eckroat-269
T89Cameron Champ-170
T89Tyler Duncan-170
T89Scott Stallings-170
T89Charley Hoffman-170
T89Geoff Ogilvy-170
T89Carl Yuan-170
T89Brandon Wu-170
T89Jonathan Byrd-170
T89K.H. Lee-170
T89Robby Shelton-170
T89Dylan Frittelli-170
T89Cody Gribble-170
T89Kyle Westmoreland-170
T89Carson Young-170
T89Peter Kuest-170
T104Aaron BaddeleyPar71
T104Trey MullinaxPar71
T104Tom KimPar71
T104Austin SmothermanPar71
T104Adam LongPar71
T104David LipskyPar71
T104William McGirtPar71
T104Jason DufnerPar71
T104Kyle StanleyPar71
T104Russell KnoxPar71
T104Taylor MontgomeryPar71
T104Ryan ArmourPar71
T104Martin TrainerPar71
T104George McNeillPar71
T104Grayson MurrayPar71
T104Aaron RaiPar71
T104Trevor WerbyloPar71
T104Erik van RooyenPar71
T104Mac MeissnerPar71
T104Ryan GerardPar71
T124Kramer Hickok+172
T124Bo Van Pelt+172
T124Nick Watney+172
T124J.J. Killeen+172
T124Paul Haley II+172
T124Max McGreevy+172
T124Ben Griffin+172
T124Martin Laird+172
T124Lucas Glover+172
T124Davis Thompson+172
T124Ted Potter, Jr.+172
T124D.A. Points+172
T124Maverick McNealy+172
T124D.J. Trahan+172
T138Stewart Cink+273
T138Vince Whaley+273
T138Kevin Stadler+273
T138MJ Daffue+273
T138Logan McCracken+273
T138Matti Schmid+273
T138Ricky Barnes+273
T138Jonas Blixt+273
T138Brandon Matthews+273
T147Brian Stuard+374
T147Derek Lamely+374
T147Ben Crane+374
T147Troy Merritt+374
T147Taylor Bibbs+374
152Andrew Landry+475
153Jeffrey Kang+576
154Derek Ernst+778
155William Knauth(a)+879
156Richard S. Johnson+980
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