31 Mar '17, 1am

12 of 14 fairways in regulation 16 of 18 greens in regulation 8 birdies 0 bogeys Solid.

HUMBLE, Texas – Notes and observations from Thursday’s opening round of the Shell Houston Open, where Rickie Fowler scorched the rain-softened course with an 8-under 64 to take the early lead. Sung Kang, who unlike Fowler is not yet in the field for the Masters next week, bogeyed 18 for a 7-under 65. FOWLER FIRES ON ALL CYLINDERS Rickie Fowler went 3 under on the par-3s, including what momentarily looked like an ace at the 230-yard ninth hole. He said he was trying to hit “a low, bullet 4-iron,” caught the shot a groove low, and nevertheless watched as the ball nearly rolled into the cup. “It was scary,” he said. Fowler seemed to be in total control, hitting 12 of 14 fairways and 16 greens in regulation. He had to make a long two-putt for par after slightly tugging his approach shot at the difficult par-4 18th hole, and made no bogeys on the day. “Yes, the golf course was ...

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