PGA Championship Leaderboard 2012: Carl Pettersson Leading With 6-Under, D.A. Points At 1-Over

The first round 2012 PGA Championship tournament is drawing to a close on Thursday afternoon, and it appears the day will end with Sweden's Carl Pettersson in the lead with 6-under. The 34-year-old PGA veteran had six birdies and no bogeys through his 18 holes.

Meanwhile, Pekin, IL, native D.A. Points is in the hunt with a 1-over ranking. Points had three bogeys -- in holes No. 4, No. 11 and No. 15 -- but also collected a pair of birdies in holes No. 9 and No. 16. He currently sits tied for 83 place.

Here's a look at the top four spots through the first round:

POSITION PLAYER NAME TOTAL THRU TODAY 1 TOTAL
1 Carl Pettersson -6 F -6 66 66
T2 Gary Woodland -5 F* -5 67 67
T2 Rory McIlroy -5 F* -5 67 67
T4 John Daly -4 F -4 68 68
T4 Geoff Ogilvy -4 F* -4 68 68
T4 Keegan Bradley -4 F* -4 68 68
T4 Joost Luiten -4 F* -4 68 68

And check out a full leaderboard here.

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