Thomas Tied for First at BMW Championship


Justin Thomas and Jason Kokrak tied the course record while grabbing a share of the first-round lead at the PGA's BMW Championship in Medinah, Illinois.

Thomas and Kokrak opened with 7-under 65s for a one-shot advantage over Jim Furyk, Brandt Snedeker, Lucas Glover, Patrick Cantlay and Joel Dahmen.

Thomas made his first birdie after hitting a tree and recorded his final one with a 60-foot putt.

Rickie Fowler, Tony Finau and Adam Scott are among a group at minus-5.

Adam Hadwin was the top Canadian at -5, while Tiger Woods recorded a score of -1.