Nate Lashley, ranked No. 353 in the world, fired a 9-under-63 to open the 2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club. Gregory Levinsky, Detroit Free Press
Last month, Rocket Mortgage Classic executive director Jason Langwell said he wasn’t concerned about what the winning score would be in the PGA Tour’s inaugural tournament in Detroit.
Would it be 20-under-par? Or closer to 10-over?
“Somewhere between there,” Langwell deadpanned.
If Thursday’s first round at Detroit Golf Club was any indication, it appears the scores are heading toward the former.
With barely a wisp of wind in the air and soft greens sporting accessible hole locations, PGA Tour pros went low early and often