Justin Thomas and Nicholas Thompson are atop the leaderboard after the first round of the John Deere Classic.
Both carded an eight-under 63 Thursday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois.
They lead Charles Howell the Third and Luke Guthrie by one shot.
They both shot a seven-under 64.
Brian Harman is the defending champion.
He opened with a four-under 67.
The season’s third major is set for next week with The Open Championship at St. Andrews.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports