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Thursday's Birdies and Bogeys

Who were the winners and losers on Day 1 at Valhalla? It's time to take a closer look with another edition of birdies and bogeys.

August 7, 2014
Lee Westwood

Birdie: Lee Westwood

This is right around the time when we'd mention Westwood's shortcomings in majors. His 67 starts without a win is the most among active players. The difference is Westwood has had such a dreadful summer -- missing the cut in both the U.S. and British Opens -- it didn't seem relevant. Well, now it is. After a closing 63 Sunday in the Bridgestone Invitational, Westwood carried the momentum into Thursday with an opening 65, matching his best-ever score in a major. Maybe he'll fall just short again this week. But at least now it looks like he'll have a chance. --SW
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