Jordan Spieth at Tournament of Champions 2017: Thursday Score and Reaction


The start of the 2017 PGA Tour season got underway Thursday at the SBS Tournament of Champions in Hawaii, and defending champion Jordan Spieth was at the center of attention as first-round action unfolded at Kapalua Resort.  

Spieth, who’s coming off an up-and-down 2016 season, opened the fresh slate with a rather discouraging showing of one-under that has him tied for 22nd place overall entering Friday.

Here is Spieth’s complete first-round scorecard: 

Jimmy Walker sits atop the leaderboard with 18 holes in the books, but Jim Herman, Justin Thomas and Ryan Moore aren’t far behind: 

Spieth’s day started in mundane fashion with pars on each of his first four holes, but he did turn heads when he expressed frustration on an apparent mishit off the tee at No. 2 that still managed to find the green, as the PGA Tour documented on Twitter: 

Our “mis-hits” look a little different. #QuickHits …

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