RSM Classic R1

Webb Simpson sets pace with opening 65

November 21-24
Sea Island Resort (Seaside), Sea Island, Georgia
$6,600,000
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4


Former US Open champion Webb Simpson shot a seven-under par 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the RSM Classic.

Webb, the world number 12 and highest-ranked player in the PGA Tour event, holed eight birdies as he played the Plantation Course at the Sea Island Resort in Georgia first.

Fellow American Cameron Tringale and Korea’s Lee Kyoung-hoon, who played their first rounds over the Seaside Course, and Australian Rhein Gibson (Plantation) were in a three-way tie on six under.


Germany’s Alex Cejka (Plantation) was the highest-placed European, in a group of nine on five under, after a 67.

Former world number one Luke Donald was in a tie for 43rd on two under along with Scotland’s Martin Laird after both played Plantation.

The shot of the day was played by American Johnson Wagner, who holed a three wood for an albatross on the par-five 15th at Seaside. It was his third career albatross and ensured he finished the day three under.


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19th Hole
By GT Editor
Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
1
Webb Simpson
USA
-7
65
T2
Cameron Tringale
USA
-6
64
T2
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
KOR
-6
64
T2
Rhein Gibson
AUS
-6
66
T5
Scott Harrington
USA
-5
65
T5
Tyler Duncan
USA
-5
67
T5
Alex Cejka
GER
-5
67
T5
Brian Harman
USA
-5
67
T5
Rory Sabbatini
SVK
-5
67
T5
Scott Brown
USA
-5
65
T5
Sebastian Munoz
COL
-5
67
T5
Nick Taylor
CAN
-5
67
T5
Hank Lebioda
USA
-5
67


T14
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
-4
66
T14
Dylan Frittelli
RSA
-4
68
T14
Doc Redman
USA
-4
66
T14
Fabian Gomez
ARG
-4
68
T14
Mark Hubbard
USA
-4
68
T14
Mark Anderson
USA
-4
66
T14
Ryan Brehm
USA
-4
68
T14
Will Gordon
USA
-4
68
T14
Ben Crane
USA
-4
68
T14
Tim Wilkinson
NZL
-4
68
T14
Vaughn Taylor
USA
-4
68
T14
Brendon Todd
USA
-4
66
T14
J. T. Poston
USA
-4
66
T14
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-4
68
T14
David Hearn
CAN
-4
66
T14
Davis Riley
USA
-4
68
T14
Doug Ghim
USA
-4
68
T31
Johnson Wagner
USA
-3
67
T31
Talor Gooch
USA
-3
69
T31
Luke List
USA
-3
67
T31
Zach Johnson
USA
-3
69
T31
Nick Watney
USA
-3
67
T31
Patton Kizzire
USA
-3
69
T31
Vincent Whaley
USA
-3
67
T31
Henrik Norlander
SWE
-3
67
T31
Scott Stallings
USA
-3
67
T31
David Lingmerth
SWE
-3
69
T31
Kyle Stanley
USA
-3
69
T31
D. J. Trahan
USA
-3
67
T43
Chad Campbell
USA
-2
70
T43
Martin Laird
SCO
-2
70
T43
Ricky Barnes
USA
-2
68
T43
Satoshi Kodaira
JPN
-2
68
T43
Scottie Scheffler
USA
-2
70
T43
Troy Merritt
USA
-2
68
T43
James Hahn
USA
-2
68
T43
Roberto Castro
USA
-2
68
T43
Harry Higgs
USA
-2
70
T43
Bo Hoag
USA
-2
68
T43
Chase Seiffert
USA
-2
68
T43
Matthew NeSmith
USA
-2
68
T43
Alexander Noren
SWE
-2
68
T43
John Merrick
USA
-2
68
T43
Tim Herron
USA
-2
70
T43
Charles Howell III
USA
-2
68
T43
Davis Love III
USA
-2
68
T43
Luke Donald
ENG
-2
70
T43
Ryan Armour
USA
-2
70
T43
Matt Jones
AUS
-2
70
T43
Bill Haas
USA
-2
68
T43
Davis Thompson
USA
-2
68
T43
Kramer Hickok
USA
-2
68
T66
Joel Dahmen
USA
-1
71
T66
Sam Ryder
USA
-1
71
T66
Sepp Straka
AUT
-1
69
T66
Anirban Lahiri
IND
-1
71
T66
Brian Gay
USA
-1
69
T66
Denny McCarthy
USA
-1
71
T66
Harris English
USA
-1
71
T66
Stewart Cink
USA
-1
69
T66
Arjun Atwal
IND
-1
71
T66
Austin Cook
USA
-1
71
T66
Shawn Stefani
USA
-1
71
T66
Maverick McNealy (a)
USA
-1
71
T66
Peter Uihlein
USA
-1
69
T66
Rob Oppenheim
USA
-1
69
T66
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
-1
71
T66
Chesson Hadley
USA
-1
71
T66
Chris Kirk
USA
-1
71
T66
Brendan Steele
USA
-1
71
T66
Jim Furyk
USA
-1
69
T66
Adam Hadwin
CAN
-1
71
T66
K. J. Choi
KOR
-1
69
T66
Kevin Streelman
USA
-1
71
T66
Fredrik Jacobson
SWE
-1
69
T66
Akshay Bhatia
USA
-1
71
T66
Kyle Reifers
USA
-1
71
T91
Adam Schenk
USA
Par
72
T91
Boo Weekley
USA
Par
70
T91
Brian Stuard
USA
Par
70
T91
Tom Hoge
USA
Par
70
T91
Aaron Wise
USA
Par
70
T91
Brice Garnett
USA
Par
70
T91
Jim Herman
USA
Par
72
T91
Si-Woo Kim
KOR
Par
72
T91
Matt Kuchar
USA
Par
72
T91
Rafael Campos
PRI
Par
72
T91
Dominic Bozzelli
USA
Par
72
T91
Wes Roach
USA
Par
72
T91
Bronson Burgoon
USA
Par
70
T91
Keith Mitchell
USA
Par
70
T91
Chris Baker
USA
Par
72
T91
Matt Atkins
USA
Par
72
T91
Cole Miller
USA
Par
70
T91
Joseph Bramlett
USA
Par
70
T91
Tyler McCumber
USA
Par
70
T110
Cameron Percy
AUS
1
73
T110
Andrew Landry
USA
1
71
T110
Adam Long
USA
1
71
T110
Hudson Swafford
USA
1
71
T110
Tommy Gainey
USA
1
73
T110
Josh Teater
USA
1
73
T110
Nelson Ledesma
ARG
1
71
T110
Greyson Sigg
USA
1
73
T110
Vince Covello
USA
1
71
T110
Zack Sucher
USA
1
71
T110
Henry Chung
USA
1
71
T110
Brandon Hagy
USA
1
71
T110
J. J. Henry
USA
1
71
T110
Michael Thompson
USA
1
71
T110
Kevin Chappell
USA
1
73
T110
Russell Knox
SCO
1
71
T110
Chris Stroud
USA
1
71
T127
Jonathan Byrd
USA
2
72
T127
Beau Hossler
USA
2
74
T127
Ben Martin
USA
2
74
T127
Peter Malnati
USA
2
74
T127
Billy Horschel
USA
2
74
T127
Ben Taylor
ENG
2
74
T127
Zac Blair
USA
2
72
T127
Jason Dufner
USA
2
72
T127
J. J. Spaun
USA
2
74
T127
Robby Shelton
USA
2
74
T127
Sang-Moon Bae
KOR
2
72
T127
Michael Gligic
CAN
2
72
T139
Derek Ernst
USA
3
73
T139
Russell Henley
USA
3
75
T139
Davis Love IV
USA
3
73
T139
Kristoffer Ventura
NOR
3
75
T139
Tim Weinhart
USA
3
73
T139
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
3
73
T139
Robert Garrigus
USA
3
73
T139
Robert Streb
USA
3
73
T139
Kevin Kisner
USA
3
73
T139
D. A. Points
USA
3
73
T139
Michael Gellerman
USA
3
75
T139
Seamus Power
IRL
3
75
T151
Ted Potter Jr.
USA
4
74
T151
Lanto Griffin
USA
4
74
T151
Cameron Davis
AUS
4
76
T154
Sebastian Cappelen
DNK
5
75
T154
George McNeill
USA
5
77
RET
Michael Kim
KOR
Par
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