Spaniard Jon Rahm shares leadership of the PGA Mexico Open

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After signing a card 64 strokesseven under par, the Spanish golfer Jon Rahmnumber 2 in the world ranking, and five American players took the lead of the US PGA Tour Mexico Open when celebrating the first day this Thursday.

Rahmthe great favorite to win this contest, recorded an eagle on hole 7 and five birdies on holes 4, 12, 13, 14 and 18, on the course that takes place on the golf course Seeingin Vallarta, state of Jalisco.

I was very comfortable from the tee“, said Rahm at the end of the day. “It is not the most demanding field, you are never in real danger of being in a bad positionunless you go out in the afternoon when the wind starts to blow.

The Spanish golfer shares the lead with the Americans Jonathan Byrd, Brendon ToddTrey Mullinax, Bryson Nimmer y Kurt Kitayama.

Jonathan Byrd he had eight birdies and one bogey; Brendon Todd achieved seven birdies without bogeys; Trey Mullinax an eagle, six birdies and a bogey; Bryson Never an eagle, seven birdies and two bogeys; Kurt Kitayama He slipped into the group of co-leaders with nine birdies and two bogeys.

The Latin American golfer with the best performance on this first day was Sebastian Munozwho signed a card of 66 strokes, five under par, with six birdies and a bogey.

Mexico Open Thursday results:

  • 1. Jonathan Byrd (USA) 64
  • . Jon Rahm (ESP) 64
  • . Brendon Todd (USA) 64
  • . Trey Mulinax (USA) 64
  • . Bryson Nimmer (USA) 64
  • . Kurt Kitayama (USA) 64
  • 7. Aaron Rai (ENG) 65
  • . Aaron Wise (USA) 65
  • . Sahith Theegala (USA) 65
  • . Scott Brown (USA) 65
  • 11. Patrick Rodgers (USA) 66
  • . Ryan Blaum (USA) 66
  • . Alex Smalley (USA) 66
  • . Hayden Buckley (USA) 66
  • . Charles Howell III (USA) 66
  • . C. T. Pan (TPE) 66
  • . Sebastián Muñoz (COL) 66
  • . Brandon Hagy (USA) 66
  • . Greyson Sigg (USA) 66
  • . Andrew Novak (USA) 66
  • 143. Ben Willman (ENG) 79
  • . Isidro Benitez (MEX) 79



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