The Travelers Championship is underway with four Canadians in the field. Mackenzie Hughes had a 40-footer for a historic 59 that came up just short, he leads the field by three-shots at 10-under. Roger Sloan and Corey Conners are on the course right now. Keep up with all the latest news from Cromwell, Ct all day on TSN.ca
Leaderboard: 1. Mackenzie Hughes -10 (60), 2. Rory McIlroy -7 (63), T3 Phil Mickelson -6 (64), Michael Thompson (64), Tyler Duncan(64)
Canadians in the field
1. Mackenzie Hughes: -10 (60)
T14. Roger Sloan: -4 (11*)
T140. David Hearn: +3 (72)
T150. Corey Conners: +3 (7)
* Started on back-nine*
*All times ET*
Roger Sloan drains a 10-foot putt for birdie to move to -4 after the opening nine holes. He shoots a 31 and sits T4 as he makes the turn.
The 40-footer comes up short but Hughes sends home the par putt and ends his day -10 with a 60. He enters the clubhouse the clear-cut leader with a three stroke advantage over McIlroy in second.
Hughes recovers nicely from the rough and finds himself on the green. After making a 30-footer for birdie on the last hole he will need a 40-footer on the final hole, for history.
With a chance to become just the 11th sub-60 round in PGA TOUR history, Hughes finds the left rough with his tee-shot and will need some magic to get his birdie.
10-UNDER: Hughes leaves himself a 30-footer for birdie on 17 and makes no mistake! Going into the final hole of the round he is -10 with a three-shot lead, needing a birdie for 59.
A HOT START FOR SLOAN: Roger Sloan has started his round two-under through his opening three holes. The 33-year-old is looking to make the cut this week after missing it at the RBC Heritage.
HERE WE GO AGAIN: Hughes follows up the birdie on six with his ninth of the day on seven, moving to -9. With two holes left, the Canadian needs two more birdies to finish with a 59.
ALONE ON TOP: Did you think Hughes didn't have another birdie in him? You would've thought wrong, the Canadian misses an eagle by just two-and-a-half feet and steps up to sink the birdie putt, giving him sole possession of the lead at -8 with three holes remaining.
While Hughes' birdie run has come to an end, he remains at -7 through 14 holes and now shares the lead with world No. 4 Rory McIlroy. Fellow Canadian Roger Sloan has started his round by finding the fairway on No. 10.
LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN: Mackenzie Hughes is no signs of slowing down and has recorded his seventh birdie on the day. The 29-year-old is now -7 through 11 holes.
IN THE LEAD: I'll let you guess what Hughes just did, that's right another birdie. The Canadian finishes up the back-nine with five consecutive birdies, he is now alone atop the leaderboard at -6 after posting a 29 through nine holes.
FOUR IN A ROW: Mackenzie Hughes can't miss right now and moves to -5 with his fourth birdie in a row. Hughes sits tied atop the leaderboard with Americans Keith Mitchell and Phil Mickelson
ANOTHER ONE: Hughes adds another birdie to his card - his third in a row - to move to -4 on the day and sits T3.
BIRDIE BIRDIE: Mackenzie Hughes has found his touch and recorded back-to-back birdies to move to -3 through just six holes. He sits T6 just one-shot behind the leaders.
Rory McIlroy is on fire right now, after an eagle on 13 he has picked up back-to-back birdies to move to -4 through six holes and sits T1.
ACE ALERT: Abraham Ancer drains his tee-shot from 155-yards out on the par-3 16th to make an ace and move to -3.
Mackenzie Hughes picks up his first birdie of the day by landing his tee-shot on the green and sinking a 30-foot putt to make a two on the par-3 11.