Robby Shelton speaks to the media after finishing the first round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (Chris Jackson/The Register-Herald via AP)

Robbie Shelton shoots 8-under 62, leads at Greenbrier by 2

September 12, 2019 - 7:18 pm

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Robby Shelton shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier.

Defending champion Kevin Na, Lanto Griffin, Mark Hubbard, rookie Scott Harrington and Zack Sucher opened with 64s in the PGA Tour's season opener at the Old White TPC.

Shelton, Griffin, Harrington and Hubbard spent last season on the Korn Ferry Tour. Sucher split time between the Korn Ferry circuit and PGA Tour.

Brian Harman, Sung Kang of South Korea, Harold Varner III and Jimmy Walker topped the group at 65.

Hank Lebioda birdied seven of his first 11 holes in a 67.

Bryson DeChambeau, at No. 10 the highest-ranked player in the world in the field, shot 68.


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