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Wells Fargo Championship 2015 Leaderboard: Robert Streb on top

Robert Streb finished with 7-under-par to top the Wells Fargo PGA Championship First Round Leaderboard at the Quail Hollow Club – Charlotte, NC.

Streb played flawlessly in terms of not putting a bogey at all. He had seven birdies and the rest were pars. He took good care of the Par 5s the served him 3-under, shooting all for birdies.

Webb Simpson ended up with 5-under-par for the First Round. Simpson was 5-under par going into the 16th hole but he failed to topple the hole, dropping for a bogey. Simpson bounced back immediately in the next hole for a birdie.

Korean K.J. Choi shot 4-under-par for the day, having a bad start in the 3rd hole as he putted it for bogey. He managed to climb with birdies on the fifth, seventh and eight holes in front nine. He birdied the 13th and 14th holes that elevated his chances at the Wells Fargo Championship leaderboard.

There are eight players that finished at 3-under-par 69, they are: Matt Jones, Kevin Streelman, J.B. Holmes, Hideki Matsuyama, Shawn Stefani, Bill Lunde, Brendan Steele and Steven Alker. Holmes was the winner of the 2014 tournament.

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy shoots at 2-under-par after 12 holes. McIlroy has putted for four birdies already but he bogeyed the second and 11th hole.

Phil Mickelson had a bad start in the first two holes, drilling in for two consecutive bogeys. While he found his groove in the next holes, putting birdies on the 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th and 12th, Mickelson double bogeyed the 18th hole as he ended up 1-under-par 71 for the first round.

Wells Fargo Championship Leaderboard 2015 Round 1 Top 10 players

Robert Streb -7 -7 F 65 – – – 65
Webb Simpson -5 -5 F 67 – – – 67
Patrick Reed -5 -5 12 – – – –
Chesson Hadley -5 -5 13 – – – –
Ricky Barnes -5 -5 16 – – – –
Stewart Cink -4 -4 13 – – – –
K.J. Choi -4 -4 F 68 – – – 68
Jonathan Randolph -4 -4 8 – – – –
Martin Flores -4 -4 15 – – – –
Justin Thomas -4 -4 16

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