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Holmes' ace highlights 'roller coaster' round for lead at WMPO

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – J.B. Holmes took a unique route to the top of the leaderboard at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

While several contenders posted rounds that included a mix of pars and birdies on a calm day at TPC Scottsdale, Holmes’ scorecard boasted plenty of color. In the first five holes alone he ran the gamut: one eagle, one birdie, one par, one bogey and one double bogey, all just to get back to Even.

J.B. Holmes

“The first five holes were up there. Quite a bit of roller coaster,” Holmes said. “Unfortunately, I’ve had nines and stuff like that before.