The opening round of the 2022 PGA Championship is concluded, and the field is once again densely packed

Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion, will lead the 104th PGA Championship by one shot heading into Friday's second round

McIlroy achieved a 5-under-par 65 in a group alongside Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Woods bogeyed six of his final ten holes, clearly favouring his ailing right leg, to finish at 4-over

Other pre-tournament favourites include World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler, who shot a 1-over 71, No. 2 Jon Rahm, 3-over, and No. 3 Collin Morikawa, 2-over.

The 104th PGA Championship is held at Tulsa's Southern Hills Country Club

The PGA Championship is being held for the seventh time at the course, and tiger Woods beat Woody Austin by two strokes the last time they met in 2007.

Nick Price (1994), Raymond Floyd (1982), and Dave Stockton have won the PGA Championship at Southern Hills (1970)

Tulsa's weather for Friday is for highs of 89 degrees, with southwest winds gusting between 15 and 25 miles per hour in the morning before settling down later in the afternoon

Winds will change to the northeast in the evening, and temperatures will fall into the 60s