He's back on the course at 3:50 Irish time on Friday.
Shane Lowry opened up with a 3-under par round of 67 at the RSM classic on the PGA Tour.
The Open Champion had five birdies and two bogeys to leave himself three shots adrift of overnight leaders Matt Wallace and Camillo Villegas who are on 6 under.
The Clara man returns to play his second round at the plantation course in Georgia at ten to four Irish time on Friday.
Graeme McDowell shot a 2-under 70 on the Plantation Course.