2012 Players Championship Scores: Ian Poulter, Martin Laird Share Lead After Day 1, Sean O'Hair 4 Shots Back

Martin Laird and Ian Poulter are your co-leaders following Day 1 of the 2012 Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Florida. Both shot 7-under Thursday. Poulter could have finished with the lead, but a bogey on hole No. 7 put him level with Laird, who hit seven birdies on the day.

Pennsylvania's own Sean O'Hair finished in a 11-way tie for 17th at 3-under on the day. He was even on the front nine with three birdies and three bogeys, but finished strong with birdies on 11, 13 and 16 on the back nine.

Here is the rest of the Top 5 (click here to see a full leaderboard):

3. Blake Adams, 6-under-par
t4. Kevin Na, 5-under-par
t4. Ben Crane, 5-under-par

There are 11 players tied for 6th place at 4-under-par

Some of the notable names and finishes from Thursday:

Phil Mickelson, t-37th, 1-under-par
Tim Clark, t-37th, 1-under-par
Louis Oosthuizen, t-37th, 1-under-par
Davis Love III (two-time Players Championship champion), t-55th, even par
Vijay Singh, t-78th 1-over-par
Sergio Garcia, t-78th, 1-over-par
Tiger Woods, t-100th, 2-over-par
K.J. Choi (defending Players Championship champion), t-114th, 3-over-par

For more on the 2012 Players Championship, stay tuned to our StoryStream. For more on golf in general check out SB Nation's golf blog Waggle Room and SB Nation's dedicated golf hub.

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