2012 PGA Championship Leaderboard: Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods Lurking Near the Lead After Round 1

The first round of the 2012 PGA Championship is in the books and a number of big names are near the top of the leaderboard.

Adam Scott had a strong first round, shooting a 4-under 68 to finish in a tie for sixth place. He is two strokes behind the lead. Scott trails Rory McIlroy, who is currently in second place, by one stroke. McIlroy shot a 5-under 67 Thursday and finds himself in a four-way tie for second. Tiger Woods is also lurking near the top of the leaderboard, three strokes behind at 3-under.

While those three played well in the first round, a few other notable players will need strong second rounds to avoid missing the weekend. Luke Donald, the current No. 1 player in the world, is 2-over after one round and currently one stroke below the projected cut line of 1-over. Webb Simpson, who won the 2012 U.S. Open, will have even more work to do Friday as he will try to makeup ground after shooting a 7-over 79 on Thursday.

For a live leaderboard, visit Golf.com.

For news and updates throughout the week at the PGA Championship, stay tuned to this StoryStream. For all your golf news as the playoffs approach, visit SB Nation's golf hub.

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