Scheffler starts with Tour Championship lead and expands it

Scottie Scheffler tees off on the sixteenth hole during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, Thursday, in Atlanta. (Jason Getz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

ATLANTA — Masters champion Scottie Scheffler might have had a roller coaster of an opening round Thursday at the Tour Championship if only he had been paying attention to the scoreboards.