Western grad Garnett shoots 8-over 78 in opening round at U.S. Open
The Gallatin native struggled in his first round as he shot an 8-over par 78.
Garnett bogied five of his first eight holes and finished the front at 5-over par. He played much better on the back nine as he finished 3-over, but he double-bogied the par five 16th hole.
Garnett is tied for 125th and he’ll tee of at 11:01 a.m. Friday for his second round.
American Michael Thompson leads the U.s. Open after an opening round 4-under 66. He has a three shot lead on five golfer who are tied at 1-under par, including Tiger Woods.