By Doug Ferguson
SOUTHPORT, England — Two great bunker shots by Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka — one for par, one for eagle — led to a 5-under 65 for each of them in the opening round of the British Open.
Koepka, with no competition and very little golf since winning the U.S. Open last month, was in a pot bunker short of the green on the par-5 17th when he blasted out and watched it roll into the cup for an eagle that allowed him to share the lead with Spieth among the early starters Thursday at Royal Birkdale.
Spieth had a bogey-free round, and it required great bunker shots even by his standards to keep it that way.
His shot out of the rough barely rolled into a pot bunker to…