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Topeka’s Woodland tied for 14th after U.S. Open Round 1; Beckler T144

Gary Woodland hits on the fourth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament...
Gary Woodland hits on the fourth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)(Robert F. Bukaty | AP)
Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 8:37 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka’s Gary Woodland remains in the hunt at the U.S. Open, finishing Round 1 three strokes behind the leader.

The Shawnee Heights and KU alum wrapped up the day at 1-under with three birdies and two bogeys.

In his major debut, Washburn Rural and Washburn alum Andrew Beckler finished his first day tied for 144th at 8-over.

Woodland tees off Round 2 at 7:02 a.m. CT Friday. Beckler is in the final group of the day, beginning at 1:42 p.m. CT.

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