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Friday, February 17, 2012
Jordan Speith (76) playing PGA event in L.A.

By ESPNDallas.com

University of Texas freshman Jordan Spieth was given an exemption into the PGA Tour's Northern Trust Open at famed Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. The Jesuit graduate shot a 5-over 76 during Thursday's first round -- 10 shots behind leader Phil Mickelson.

Plano resident Hunter Mahan shot a 67 and is one stroke back entering today's second round.