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Honda Classic 2021: Matt Jones Cards Record-Tying 61 in Opening Round

Matt Jones stormed out to shoot a 61 Thursday to take the first-round lead at the Honda Classic.

The Australian tied a tournament record with his first-round performance and sits at nine strokes under par, good enough for a three-stroke lead over Aaron Wise and Russell Henley in second place.

Even without any top-10 players in the field, big names like Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Lee Westwood are in attendance at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. These stars and more will hope to climb the leaderboard with a $7 million purse on the line.