The American Justin thomas completed the second round of the tournament this Friday The Zozo Championship del PGA Tour with registration of 65 hits (-7) and added 130 (-14) with whom he became the new leader by having an advantage impact.
Thomas, who unseated the Colombian from first place Sebastian Muñoz, surpassed the South African Dylan Frittelli and the American Lanto Griffin, who delivered two signed cards of 65 strokes (-7) each and reached 131 shots (-13).
Thomas, winner of 13 PGA Tour tournaments, he was perfect throughout the round with seven birdies, including four in a row that he made from hole 11. “I felt safe with the shots, I knew how to make a good selection and then on the green every putt was effective, “Thomas said.
Two other American players Patrick Cantlay y Scottie Scheffler they also finished the round with 65 strokes (-7) to share fourth place with 132 (-12).
This time, the best Latin American player was the Mexican Abraham Ancer, who shared the sixth place with seven other golfers, after having a record of 66 strokes (-6) and adding 133 (-11). The 29-year-old Ancer made a perfect round with six birdies, spreading two in the first half and another four in the second, ultimately allowing him to move up three places in the standings.
He was also part of the group of Ancer the American Richy Werenski, who finished the tour with the best signed card of the day, a record of 61 hits (-11), which allowed him to tie the best record of all time in this field, which was held by his compatriot Dustin Johnson, who was low due to recovering from the COVID-19 contagion.
Jon Rahm He did not have a good first half by distributing birdie and bogey, but in the second he shone with an eagle (hole 11) and three birdies, which allowed him to deliver a signed card of 67 strokes (-5) and add 135 (-9). Although Rahm lost three places compared to the first round, the Spanish golfer has a chance of staying in the title fight over the weekend by sharing twenty-second place with four other golfers.
1. Justin Thomas (United States) 130 (65-65)
2. Dylan Frittelli (South Africa) 131 (66-65)
2. Lanto Griffin (United States) 131 (66-65)
4. Patrick Cantlay (United States) 132 (67-65)
4. Scottie Scheffler (United States) 132 (67-65)
6. Abraham Ancer (Mexico) 133 (67-66)
6. Harris English (United States) 133 (66-67)
6. Bubba Watson (United States) 133 (70-63)
6. Tyrrell Hatton (Inglaterra) 133 (65-68)
6. Patrick Reed (United States) 133 (70-63)
6. Tony Finau (United States) 133 (69-64)
6. Kevin Kisner (United States) 133 (66-67)
6. Richy Werensky (United States) 133 (72-61)
22. Jon Rahm (Spain) 135 (68-67)