Scott McCarron took the first-round lead Thursday in the opening event of the new four-tournament Web.com Tour Finals series.
The 48-year-old McCarron, a three-time winner on the PGA Tour, had eight birdies, an eagle and two bogeys for an 8-under 64 at Sycamore Hills. He's in the field on a special medical exemption after finishing 250th in the PGA Tour's standings.
Fredrik Jacobson will not be able to play in next week’s Franklin Templeton Shootout due to a thumb injury. He will be replaced by Scott McCarron, who will play with tournament host Greg Norman for the second time. McCarron is trying to become the first player to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout four times. McCarron [...]