U.S. Open Golf Leaderboard 2012: Tim Weinhart Shoots 8-Over-Par In First Round

Rochester, N.Y., native Tim Weinhart struggled during the first round of the 2012 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club with an 8-over-par 78. Weinhart, 42, has never played in the U.S. Open during his career. While he struggled to hit fairways and greens in regulation on Thursday, Weinhart was 3-3 on sand saves.

Weinhart was paired with Hunter Hamrick and Scott Smith. Hamrick shot a 7-over-par 77 and Smith shot a 8-over-par 78. The trio had company near the bottom of the leaderboard in 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson who shot 8-over-par 78 in Tiger Woods' group.

Weinhart, Hamrick and Smith will tee off on Friday at 5:57 p.m. EST. The current leader, Michael Thompson, shot a 4-under-par 66 on Thursday.

For all your news and updates from the 2012 U.S. Open at Olympic, visit SB Nation's dedicated golf hub. Be sure to head over to USOpen.com for even more coverage from the event.

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