Padraig Harrington fires opening round 64 to lead Senior PGA Championship

Padraig Harrington, the 51-year-old Irishman, opened the 2023 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship with a bang.

The Dubliner fired an 8-under par 64, the lowest 18-hole score he has recorded all season on the Champions Tour.

“I have quite a few course records, but this one would be a nice one to own by the end of the week, hopefully,” Harrington said to NBC’s Jimmy Roberts following his round. “Not that I need to go lower again, but hopefully, nobody passes me by.”

Despite having a record round, it did not get off to a great start. He bogeyed the challenging par-4 10th hole to begin the championship.

Harrington began

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