Cam Davis takes opening lead with career-low round

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Sony Open in Hawaii R1
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January 12, 2024
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Cam Davis recorded a career-low 8-under 62, and tied a career-high with nine birdies, to take a two-shot lead at the Sony Open in Hawaii.

“I started figuring out what wasn’t working, what was working, and Sunday last week I started to put some consistent shots together,” said the Australian of his game at The Sentry in Maui. “I thought as long as I can build off that round and continue that on to this week and next week, that is the sort of momentum I was looking for. It was very cool to back it up with a really good round.”

American Taylor Montgomery opened with a 64 and lies in solo second place at 6-under.

England's Aaron Rai, German Stephan Jaeger and Americans Austin Eckroat and Webb Simpson all carded 65s for a tie of third place at 5-under.

The first round of the Sony Open in Hawaii was suspended due to darkness at 6:08 p.m. HT and will resume Friday at 7:30 a.m. The second round will begin as scheduled at 7:10 a.m.

Aon Swing 5

The Sony Open in Hawaii, the second event of the 2024 PGA TOUR Season and first Full-Field Event, marks the first opportunity for players to earn FedExCup points towards the Aon Swing 5.

The Aon Next 10 and Aon Swing 5 are eligibility pathways for players, not already qualified, to play their way into Signature Events via the FedExCup standings.

The top five players not otherwise exempt who earn the most FedExCup points during the Sony Open in Hawaii, The American Express and Farmers Insurance Open will qualify for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, while the top five players not otherwise exempt who earn the most FedExCup points during those three events and the WM Phoenix Open, will qualify for The Genesis Invitational.

The Aon Next 10 for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and The Genesis Invitational was determined through the FedExCup Fall standings.

The top two players on the leaderboard (Cam Davis, Taylor Montgomery) are qualified for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am; none of the four players that are T3 are otherwise exempt (Aaron Rai, Austin Eckroat, Stephan Jaeger, Webb Simpson).

Pos.PlayerTo ParThruR1
1Cam Davis-8F62
2Taylor Montgomery-6F64
T3Aaron Rai-5F65
T3Austin Eckroat-5F65
T3Stephan Jaeger-5F65
T3Webb Simpson-5F65
T7Alex Noren-4F66
T7Chris Kirk-4F66
T7Brendon Todd-4F66
T7Matthieu Pavon-4F66
T7Alejandro Tosti-4F66
T7Eric Cole-4F66
T7Scott Stallings-4F66
T7Harris English-4F66
T7Norman Xiong-415-
T16Byeong Hun An-3F67
T16Luke List-3F67
T16Justin Rose-3F67
T16Matt Wallace-3F67
T16Ben Silverman-3F67
T16Greyson Sigg-3F67
T16Stewart Cink-3F67
T16Adam Hadwin-3F67
T16Keegan Bradley-3F67
T16Sam Stevens-3F67
T16Dylan Wu-3F67
T16Carl Yuan-317-
T16Ben Kohles-316-
T29Denny McCarthy-2F68
T29Maverick McNealy-2F68
T29Tyler Duncan-2F68
T29Cameron Champ-2F68
T29Zach Johnson-2F68
T29Patton Kizzire-2F68
T29Andrew Putnam-2F68
T29Nico Echavarria-2F68
T29Billy Horschel-2F68
T29Kevin Yu-2F68
T29Yuto Katsuragawa-2F68
T29Taiga Semikawa-2F68
T29Troy Merritt-2F68
T29Brandon Wu-2F68
T29Matt Kuchar-2F68
T29Keith Mitchell-2F68
T29Harry Hall-2F68
T29Michael Kim-217-
T47Callum Tarren-1F69
T47Brian Harman-1F69
T47Matt Fitzpatrick-1F69
T47K.H. Lee-1F69
T47Si Woo Kim-1F69
T47Nick Taylor-1F69
T47Russell Henley-1F69
T47Carson Young-1F69
T47Grayson Murray-1F69
T47Jhonattan Vegas-1F69
T47Matt NeSmith-1F69
T47Robby Shelton-1F69
T47Joseph Bramlett-1F69
T47Will Gordon-1F69
T47Nick Hardy-1F69
T47Akshay Bhatia-1F69
T47Erik van Rooyen-1F69
T47Taylor Pendrith-1F69
T47Ryo Hisatsune-116-
T47Jake Knapp-115-
T67Charley HoffmanParF70
T67Tyson AlexanderParF70
T67Kevin StreelmanParF70
T67Patrick RodgersParF70
T67Tyler McCumberParF70
T67Zac BlairParF70
T67Tyrrell HattonParF70
T67Kurt KitayamaParF70
T67Chad RameyParF70
T67Hideki MatsuyamaParF70
T67Lanto GriffinParF70
T67Robert StrebParF70
T67Alex SmalleyParF70
T67Kensei HirataParF70
T67Ben GriffinParF70
T67Justin LowerParF70
T67Ben MartinParF70
T67Mark HubbardParF70
T67J.T. PostonParF70
T67Ludvig ÅbergParF70
T67Corey ConnersParF70
T67David LingmerthParF70
T67Chandler PhillipsParF70
T67Parker CoodyPar14-
T91Gary Woodland+1F71
T91J.J. Spaun+1F71
T91Adam Svensson+1F71
T91Ryan Moore+1F71
T91Joel Dahmen+1F71
T91Peter Malnati+1F71
T91Robert MacIntyre+1F71
T91Rico Hoey+1F71
T91David Skinns+1F71
T91David Lipsky+1F71
T91S.H. Kim+1F71
T91Nate Lashley+1F71
T91Emiliano Grillo+1F71
T91Brandt Snedeker+1F71
T91Lucas Glover+1F71
T91Jimmy Stanger+115-
T107Andrew Novak+2F72
T107Matti Schmid+2F72
T107Doug Ghim+2F72
T107Ben Taylor+2F72
T107Hayden Buckley+2F72
T107Garrick Higgo+2F72
T107C.T. Pan+2F72
T107Tom Hoge+2F72
T107Sahith Theegala+2F72
T107Seamus Power+2F72
T107Camilo Villegas+2F72
T107Martin Trainer+217-
T107Josh Teater+217-
T107Alexander Björk+216-
T107Max Greyserman+215-
T122Davis Thompson+3F73
T122Ryan Palmer+3F73
T122Paul Barjon+3F73
T122Justin Suh+3F73
T122Aguri Iwasaki+316-
T127Sami Valimaki+4F74
T127Chez Reavie+4F74
T127Pierceson Coody+416-
T127Jacob Bridgeman+414-
T127Rintaro Nakano(a)+414-
T132Joe Highsmith+5F75
T132Vincent Norrman+5F75
T132Kevin Kisner+5F75
T132Martin Laird+5F75
T132Chan Kim+516-
T132Takumi Kanaya+515-
T138Will Zalatoris+6F76
T138Davis Riley+6F76
T138Vince Whaley+6F76
T141Adrien Dumont de Chassart+7F77
T141Blaze Akana(a)+715-
143Ryan Brehm+8F78
144Hunter Larson+18F88
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