2012 Players Championship: Ian Poulter, Martin Laird Tied After First Round

Round 1 of The Players Championship has been completed, and there are a number of big name players that will need great performances in Round 2 to make the cut. Ian Poulter and Martin Laird closed the round joint top of the leaderboard, shooting seven-under par on the day. Poulter played in the morning starting on the 1st hole, and Laird played in the afternoon starting at the 10th hole.

Tiger Woods had a rough day, shooting two-over par, and he's in serious danger of missing the cut. Phil Mickelson and Lee Westwood finished the day one-under, while Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and last week's winner Rickie Fowler all finished at even par. The Players has not been kind to the world's top ranked players so far.

You can find a full Players' Championship leaderboard at Golf.com.

We'll have coverage throughout the event in our 2012 Players Championship StoryStream. For more on the PGA Tour, visit golf blog Waggle Room and SB Nation Golf.

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