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Bass Pro Shops: Congested After Cold Day One

Jeff Maggert and Jesper Parnevik teamed for an 8-under 63 to take the first-round lead at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf.

On a day with temperatures in low 40s, Maggert and Parnevik finished with six birdies and an eagle (par-5 8th hole) at Buffalo Ridge.

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“It was so cold this morning, I just was going to come out and just try to hit fairways and greens. Really I wasn’t thinking about making birdies, I was just trying to play steady and give myself an opportunity to have some birdie
putts,” said Maggert.

Woody Austin and Mark Calcavecchia were one back at 7 under following a round of five birdies and an eagle.

“Yeah, Woody was solid all day long. I lost a few balls, but we did kind of ham-and-egg it. I lucked in a few birdies on the back, but it was tough, tough conditions,” said Calcavecchia.

“Even when it warmed up a little bit, it was still tough to make birdies out there. All in all, 7 under’s a pretty good start.”

The team of Tom Lehman and Bernhard Langer carded a 6-under 65 and headline a group of five teams at T3.


LEADERS

1 Maggert / Parnevik -8
2 Calcavecchia / Austin -7
3 Lehman / Langer -6
3 Love III / Verplank -6
3 Andrade / Durant -6
3 Broadhurst / Triplett -6
3 Flesch / Toms -6


FRIDAY ROUND 2

  • Course: Top of the Rock
  • Field: 18 teams (A)
  • Start Time: 9:00 am
  • Format: 18 holes, Alternate shot (front nine); Best ball (back nine)
  • Course: Mountain Top
  • Field: 18 teams (B)
  • Start Time: 9:00 am
  • Format: 13 holes, Best ball

SATURDAY ROUND 3

  • Course: Top of the Rock
  • Field: 18 teams (B)
  • Start Time: 12:00 pm
  • Format: 18 holes, Alternate shot (front nine); Best ball (back nine)
  • Course: Mountain Top
  • Field: 18 teams (A)
  • Start Time: 12:00 pm
  • Format: 13 holes, Best ball

SUNDAY FINALE

  • Course: Top of the Rock
  • Field: 36 teams
  • Start Time: 8:15 am
  • Format: 18 holes, Alternate shot (front nine); Best ball (back nine)
  • Course: Top of the Rock
  • Celebrity Skins Shootout: Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, Johnny Miller, Larry Nelson, and David Graham will be joined by actor Mark Wahlberg, Kid Rock (defending champ!), Larry the Cable Guy, and Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson
  • Start Time: 9:30 am

Jeff Smith

Jeff is a writer and content producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is working on a book, documenting the 2017 and 2018 seasons on the major golf tours.

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