# opening-drive - Thursday 25 October, 2012
Jamie Donaldson shot a course record 62 to lead by four shots on the first day of the BMW Masters at Lake Malaren.
# opening-drive - Friday 22 June, 2012
Padraig Harrington opened with a one-under-par 69, five shots off the lead after day one of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
# opening-drive - Friday 11 May, 2012
Padraig Harrington is four shots off the early lead, held by Ian Poulter and Martin Laird, at the Players Championship.
# opening-drive - Friday 17 February, 2012
Phil Mickelson shot a five-under-par 66 to take a one-shot lead on the opening day of the Northern Trust Open in California.
# opening-drive - Friday 1 July, 2011
Pair hold a one-shot lead over the field after day one of play in Pennsylvania.
# opening-drive - Thursday 2 June, 2011
McDowell happy after his opening round 67 at the Welsh Open.
# opening-drive - Friday 6 May, 2011
The Dubliner is tied for eleventh place after the opening day of the Wells Fargo Championship.
# opening-drive - Friday 29 April, 2011
Graeme McDowell in danger of missing the cut at the Zurich Classic in New Orleans after a disappointing opening round.
# opening-drive - Thursday 21 April, 2011
Gareth Maybin is just one shot off the lead after an opening round 65 at the Volvo China Open.
# opening-drive - Thursday 14 April, 2011
An opening round of three-under par leaves the young Ulsterman in a tie for ninth place.
# opening-drive - Thursday 24 March, 2011
The Arnold Palmer Invitational gives golf’s big names a chance to find some much-needed form ahead of the season’s first major.
# opening-drive - Friday 4 March, 2011
The Irish pair find themselves six shots off the lead set by American Spencer Levin on the first day of the Honda Classic.
# opening-drive - Thursday 24 February, 2011
Defending champion Ian Poulter, World number three Tiger Woods, and Padraig Harrington all fell to first-round defeats in Arizona yesterday.
# opening-drive - Thursday 3 February, 2011
The world number two has yet to hit his stride as he attempts to leapfrog Lee Westwood with a win at this weekend’s Qatar Masters.