Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 3/21/13
It was a rough day on the course for recent Dartmouth graduate Peter Williamson. In his first PGA Tour start, Williamson shot an 11-over-par 83 Thursday at Bay Hill Club & Lodge during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He was exempt after winning the 2012 Southern Amateur. Although he shot four strokes higher than any other competitor in the morning wave, Williamson, a participant in the Walker Cup practice session in December, is just taking it all in. "This is a lot of fun," he said. "I came out working on a lot of things over the winter to try and get used to that 12-month golf season. But, obviously, I didn't have it in the cards today." His scorecard consisted of two birdies, seven bogeys, one double bogey and one quadruple bogey. "I'm just not on top of my game right now," Williamson said. He said that playing competitors Ross Fisher and Erik Compton were accommodating to his play. As golfers know, it's hard to play with someone who is struggling. "...
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