British Open Leaderboard: Adam Scott Sets Record, Martin Laird Tied At No. 37 With Par

The 2012 British Open Leaderboards have settled down for the day as the field has finished the first round. Here's a look at the top group, courtesy of Golf.com:

POSITION PLAYER NAME TODAY TOTAL
1 Adam Scott -6 64
T2 Paul Lawrie -5 65
T2 Zach Johnson -5 65
T2 Nicholas Colsaerts -5 65
5 Brandt Snedeker -4 66
T6 Ernie Els -3 67
T6 Bubba Watson -3 67
T6 Graeme McDowell -3 67
T6 Tiger Woods -3 67
T6 Toshinori Muto -3 67
T6 Rory McIlroy -3 67
T6 Steve Stricker -3 67
T6 Peter Hanson -3 67
Full Standings

Colorado State graduate Martin Laird is part of the 17-way tie for 37th place with par (70 total). Laird, a native of Scotland, won the Palmer Invitational in 2011, but he has a tough task in catching Adam Scott, who is off to a record-breaking start with a 6-under first round.

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods sits at 3-under, tied with eight other golfers for sixth place.

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