Rory McIlroy sits atop the leaderboard, after the first day of the 111th US open Golf Championship.

Rory McIlroy has the lead, after the first day of the US Open

 

The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, reports that McIlroy fired a 6-under 65, which is good enough four a record four-stroke lead, after the first round.

Former UL golfer Michael Smith shot a five-over 76 in his first round of PGA action