• Rory McIlroy was in a group with South Carolina native Dustin Johnson.
  • McIlroy got his bid for a second major title under way with an excellent bogey-free 67.
  • Johnson, one of the biggest hitters in the game, lets rip from the tee.
  • Ian Poulter wasn't happy with this tee-shot at 14 but he saved par.
  • Tiger Woods was one over early on but hit back with a series of birdies.
  • Woods missed the green here at 17 but got up and down to save par.
  • Tiger and defending champion Keegan Bradley stroll down 18.
  • Carl Pettersson was one of the hot players in the morning session and fired a six-under 66.
  • Martin Kaymer, the 2010 USPGA winner, had a nightmare seven-over 79.
  • Dutchman Joost Luiten had a sensational opening round going and reached -8 at one point.
  • But the course bit back late on and four consecutive bogeys saw him finish at -4.
  • Lee Westwood bogeyed four of his last seven holes and carded a three-over 75.
  • Adam Scott responded superbly to his Open heartbreak at Lytham last month by firing a fine first round of 68.
  • Graeme McDowell put himself in contention at a major once again as he also shot 68.
  • Jamie Donaldson came within a whisker of a hole-in-one at the eighth as he posted a promising round of 69.
  • Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano shone in the afternoon and finished the day in a tie for second.
  • And he was joined at -5 by Sweden's Alex Noren who defied strong late winds to post a superb 67 of his own.

2012 - Day One

Rory McIlroy was in a group with South Carolina native Dustin Johnson.