Northwestern University graduate Luke Donald had a miserable first day at the 2012 U.S. Open, finishing at 9-over by bogeying half of the 18 holes that he played on Thursday. Paired with Lee Westwood and Rory McElroy, none of the three players finished better than 3-over on Day 1 at Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif.
Donald is currently tied for 140th in the field, which is led by Michael Thompson, who finished the first day at 4-under. Five different golfers- Tiger Woods, David Toms, Nick Watney, Graeme McDowell and Justin Rose- are tied for second at 1-under.
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