Snedeker, who started the primary spherical on the 10th tee, began his day with a bogey 5 on the par 4. However that was the one blemish on his scorecard at Sedgefield Nation Membership as he added 10 birdies and an eagle the remainder of the way in which.
He was the ninth completely different participant to shoot 59 or higher on the PGA Tour — Jim Furyk did it twice, together with a 58 in 2016 — however the first to do it after beginning his spherical with a bogey. Snedeker is also the fourth Tour participant to interrupt 60 within the final three years; there have been solely 4 to do it within the earlier 24 years.
He birdied 4 holes in a row on his entrance 9 for a 32. Snedeker then went on a roll on Nos. 1-9 — his again 9 — by making six birdies and an eagle for a 27.