British Open Leaderboard: Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka Race to the Top

Jordan Spieth carded a 65 on his opening round at Royal Birkdale

SOUTHPORT, England — Brooks Koepka has not disregarded anything since winning the United States Open a month back.

On Thursday, Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka barely missed a shot as he used a hawk on the seventeenth crevice to shoot 5-under-65 and move into a tie for the lead with Jordan Spieth in the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

The Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka two Americans have noteworthy title family, with Spieth having won a Masters and a U.S. Open. Both are hunting down their first British Open title.

Jordan Spieth carded a 65 on his opening round at Royal Birkdale

Jordan Spieth carded a 65 on his opening round at Royal Birkdale

Spieth posted the underlying 65, by then Koepka took after a concise time span later, abusing the late flying creature and thereafter arriving and there from a greenside safe house on 18.

 

Brooks Koepka was playing in his first tournament since his US Open victory.

Koepka matched Spieth’s 65 and was pleased with how his game fared around the links course, despite having taken a planned four-week break following his US Open victory at Erin Hills last month.

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“The game feels good,” said Koepka. “I feel sharp, obviously it could have been a little better with the short one missed on 16. But the short game feels really good and the long game feels good and it’s nice to get back playing.”

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