Steve Stricker, fresh off his win at the John Deere Classic a week ago, is just one shot off the lead after his opening round at the British Open in Scotland today.
Stricker's first round of 6 birdies and 2 bogies gave him a 4-under par 66, 1-shot behind round 1clubhouse leader Tom Watson. Stricker is tied with John Senden, Stewart Cink, Camilo Villegas and Mathew Goggin.
Good conditions greeted golfers this morning with the sun shining and the winds nearly calm.
Tiger Woods wasn't nearly as fortunate on day 1. Woods struggled to keep the ball in the fairway on the back nine and settled for a 1-over par 71, 6-shots off the lead.
Round 1 continues throughout the day.