From Bryson to Phil to Reed, where the big names stand after Rd. 1 at Saudi International

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The Saudi International is hosting a handful of big-name players this week and none got off to a better start than world No. 8 Bryson DeChambeau.

DeChambeau shot 5-under 65 in the opening round at  Royal Greens Golf and Country Club. He’s in a six-way tie for fourth place, four shots off the lead.

England’s David Horsey leads the way after a 9-under 61. He’s followed by Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher (62) and Austrian Bernd Wiesberger (64).

Last week’s winners, Patrick Reed and Paul Casey, both shot 1-under 69. Reed won the PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open while Casey won the European Tour’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

Bryson DeChambeau struggles with driver but short game serves up 65 at Saudi

Here’s a look at where some of the other notable players stand after Round 1 (click for full scores):

T-17. Dustin Johnson (67)

T-17. Lee Westwood (67)

T-17. Tyrrell Hatton (67)

T-17. Martin Kaymer (67)

T-31. Phil Mickelson (68)

T-31. Tommy Fleetwood (68)

T-31. Tony Finau (68)

T-31. Justin Rose (68)

T-31. Viktor Hovland (68)

T-49. Patrick Reed (69)

T-49. Paul Casey (69)

T-72. Sergio Garcia (70)

T-72. Shane Lowry (70)

T-72. Graeme McDowell (70)

T-72. Jason Kokrak (70)