Mackenzie Hughes entered this week’s BMW Championship on the outside looking in at the top 30 who make it into next week’s Tour Championship.
Hughes was 31st on the FedEx Cup post-season standings, but is making the move to elevate himself into the top 30 after an opening round, five-under 67 on Thursday near Chicago.
Hughes goes into the second round tied for 14th, five shots off the lead.
Adam Hadwin shot an even par 71 and is tied for 49th.
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