2012 PGA Championship, Leaderboard Update: Dutchman Joost Luiten Takes Big Lead, Tiger Woods Lurking

As Phil Mickelson has just gotten his tournament underway in the 2012 PGA Championship at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, the field is busy chasing Dutch professional Joost Luiten, who has stormed out to a big lead on Thursday.

Luiten is simply on-fire at the Ocean Course at the moment, sitting at 8-under through 14 holes on his round today. He's carded six birdies and an eagle on his round, looking to hang on over his last few holes on the day.

Rory McIlroy carded a bogey-free 67 to find himself tied for second at 5-under for the tournament along with Gary Williams and Swede Carl Petterson.

As for Tiger Woods, he just finished his first round with a 3-under 69. His three bogies cut into his six birdies on the day as a great start to his tournament turned into just a good one.

You can check out the complete leaderboard here.

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