On a day ripe for scoring, Bryson DeChambeau signed for a 3-under 69 Thursday and had just one takeaway from the opening spherical of the AT&T Byron Nelson.
“That I played really bad,” DeChambeau mentioned.
DeChambeau led the sphere in strokes gained: off the tee however made just one birdie on the 4 par 5s, all of them reachable for the sport’s longest hitter. He sank simply 51 toes value of putts and mentioned that he was – not surprisingly – headed to the placing inexperienced to work on his traces.
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“Things just didn’t go my way today,” mentioned DeChambeau, who was already six pictures off the early tempo on a day of low scoring at TPC Craig Ranch, which is internet hosting the Nelson for the primary time. “I hit it really well, putted pretty well. But putts didn’t go in and the wind turned on me a couple times and just unlucky.”
DeChambeau is searching for some momentum heading into subsequent week’s PGA Championship. Following back-to-back top-3s throughout the Florida swing, he has cooled a bit, ending outdoors the highest 40 at the Masters after which rallying on the weekend to crack the highest 10 final week at Quail Hollow.
The method he hit the ball Thursday, DeChambeau mentioned he “could have shot 9 under like nothing.”
“Didn’t even make anything out there,” DeChambeau mentioned.
He’ll look to enhance Friday when he tees off at 1:44 p.m. ET.