Taylor Moore & Wilson Furr take opening lead

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March 29, 2024
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Taylor Moore opened with a bogey but quickly recovered with an eagle at the par-5 3rd hole followed by five birdies for a 6-under 64 and a share of the lead at the Texas Children's Houston Open.

"Hit a lot of greens. After the first hole, just tried to see how many greens I could hit. Got off to a little bit of a jump start there on 3, chipped in for eagle on 3 and birdied 4. Yeah, just got into the round.

"Still think it's a difficult course. It's really long, probably the most mid to long irons I've had into par-4s this year. It's in great shape, though. It's overseeded, as everybody knows. It's in really good shape. Greens are rolling well. It's a lot of fun to play"

PGA Tour rookie Wilson Furr made a bogey at the par-3 15th as well as two birdies to make the turn in 34 before three birdies and an eagle at the par-4 5th gave him a share of the lead.

"I've been working on my irons for a while," said Furr. "Haven't been great the last couple weeks, and then today or this week I really felt like something kind of clicked and I hit my irons great today and really rolled it well. So I was pleased with how I played, for sure.

"[I've been working on] hitting them straighter, that was the biggest thing out here, I just found the penalty missing greens short sided was just worse," he continued. "I've really just been working on some technique and just, like I said, just really trying to tighten up the flight and I think we've done a good job of it. Today I felt like showed proof of that."

Tied in third place at 5-under is World number 1 Scottie Scheffler  who stayed bogey-free and completed his 28th consecutive sub-par round on Tour, the most on record since 1983. He seeks his third consecutive win in as many starts following the Arnold Palmer Invitational and The PLAYERS Championship. The last player to win three consecutive starts on Tour was Dustin Johnson in 2017.

Davis Riley's round featured an eagle at the par-5 16th, six birdies, a bogey and a double bogey at the par-4 13th for his share of third place.

PGA Tour rookie lefthander Joe Highsmith completes the all-American top-5 with his own share of third place.

Pos.PlayerTo ParR1
T1Wilson Furr-664
T1Taylor Moore-664
T3Davis Riley-565
T3Joe Highsmith-565
T3Scottie Scheffler-565
T6Mackenzie Hughes-466
T6Alejandro Tosti-466
T6Adam Svensson-466
T6Aaron Rai-466
T6Beau Hossler-466
T11Chris Gotterup-367
T11Patrick Rodgers-367
T11Max Greyserman-367
T11David Skinns-367
T11Tom Whitney-367
T11Akshay Bhatia-367
T17Victor Perez-268
T17Kevin Dougherty-268
T17J.J. Spaun-268
T17Vincent Norrman-268
T17Matti Schmid-268
T17Davis Thompson-268
T17Roger Sloan-268
T17Ben Taylor-268
T17Mac Meissner-268
T17Andrew Novak-268
T17Greyson Sigg-268
T17Taylor Pendrith-268
T17S.H. Kim-268
T17Nick Dunlap-268
T17K.H. Lee-268
T17Peter Malnati-268
T17Cam Davis-268
T17Garrick Higgo-268
T35Harrison Endycott-169
T35Adrien Dumont de Chassart-169
T35Sam Ryder-169
T35Alex Noren-169
T35Chad Ramey-169
T35Tony Finau-169
T35Si Woo Kim-169
T35Ryan Palmer-169
T35Sam Bennett-169
T35Pierceson Coody-169
T35Joel Dahmen-169
T35Martin Laird-169
T35Mark Hubbard-169
T35Gary Woodland-169
T35Kevin Kisner-169
T35Chez Reavie-169
T35Josh Teater-169
T35Harry Hall-169
T35Stephan Jaeger-169
T54Jorge CampilloPar70
T54Rico HoeyPar70
T54Callum McNeillPar70
T54Nicholas LindheimPar70
T54Ben SilvermanPar70
T54Hayden SpringerPar70
T54Tyson AlexanderPar70
T54Cameron ChampPar70
T54Sahith TheegalaPar70
T54Padraig HarringtonPar70
T54Wyndham ClarkPar70
T54Daniel BergerPar70
T54J.B. HolmesPar70
T54Ryan MoorePar70
T54Callum TarrenPar70
T54Henrik NorlanderPar70
T54Scott GutschewskiPar70
T54Bud CauleyPar70
T54Norman XiongPar70
T54Parker CoodyPar70
T54Thomas DetryPar70
T54Austin CookPar70
T54Matt NeSmithPar70
T54Ryan BrehmPar70
T54James HahnPar70
T79Chan Kim+171
T79Raul Pereda+171
T79Trace Crowe+171
T79Paul Barjon+171
T79Jhonattan Vegas+171
T79Billy Horschel+171
T79Tom Hoge+171
T79Patton Kizzire+171
T79Joseph Bramlett+171
T79Michael Kim+171
T79Patrick Fishburn+171
T79Jacob Bridgeman+171
T79Ryan McCormick+171
T79Lanto Griffin+171
T79Keith Mitchell+171
T79Doug Ghim+171
T79Luke List+171
T79Stewart Cink+171
T79Nick Hardy+171
T79Dylan Wu+171
T79Ryan Fox+171
T100Rhein Gibson+272
T100Erik Barnes+272
T100Nate Lashley+272
T100Jason Day+272
T100Scott Stallings+272
T100Martin Trainer+272
T100Vince Whaley+272
T100Carl Yuan+272
T100Cole Hammer+272
T100Sung Kang+272
T100Ben Griffin+272
T100Justin Lower+272
T100Aaron Baddeley+272
T113Emilio Gonzalez+373
T113Kris Ventura+373
T113Zac Blair+373
T113Adam Long+373
T113Kurt Kitayama+373
T113Justin Suh+373
T113Brandon Wu+373
T113Brandt Snedeker+373
T113Sam Stevens+373
T113Carson Young+373
T113Bronson Burgoon+373
T124Robert MacIntyre+474
T124Chandler Phillips+474
T124Robby Shelton+474
T124Alex Smalley+474
T124Alexander Björk+474
T124Thorbjørn Olesen+474
T124Kevin Chappell+474
T124Matt Wallace+474
T124Jake Knapp+474
T124Will Zalatoris+474
T124Chesson Hadley+474
T124Taylor Montgomery+474
T124Richy Werenski+474
T137Blaine Hale, Jr.+575
T137Hayden Buckley+575
T139David Lipsky+676
T139Jesse Droemer+676
T139Dawie van der Walt+676
T139Cody Gribble+676
T143Rafael Campos+878
T143Jimmy Walker+878
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Texas Children's Houston Open 2024

Date: March 28th - 31st 2024

Location: Memorial Park Golf Course, Houston, Texas

Purse: $9,100,000

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