The LIV Golf Tour began its second day of the year and Tucson, United States, is the city that is home to 48 great athletes seeking to win first place. Among these competitors looms Joaquin Niemannwho arrived with a thorn after not having a good performance in Mayakoba’s debut, but everything seems to have improved remarkably for him.
After the first day of competition on the three that have the tournaments of this circuit, JoaKing He ended up sharing fifth place, just two strokes behind the leader. The Chilean closed his first round with 67 strokes out of 71, which means that he finished with a card of -4 compared to par. Joaquin Niemann he finished only with Matthew Wolff, Louis Oosthuizen and Abraham Ancer ahead of him at -5 and also current point man Marc Leishman who registered a -6.
It was a good day individually and collectively, since one of the classmates Joaco he made a similar journey and shares the fifth step of the classifier with him. This is David Puig, who received a mental injection with this partial result after suffering some setbacks in Mexico that left him as one of the worst in the tournament and who showed the lowest level of the Torque GC team.
On the other hand, the Colombian Sebastián Muñoz finished in even 14th place, with 10 golfers tied at -2. Finally, to round off the team’s good first day, Mito Pereira is in 31st position with a pair of zero, which means that none of those led by the captain Joaquin Niemann they finished with an above par result.
Fuente: (Golf Press Conferences)
“I will never come back”
Without a doubt, Niemann and Mito’s move from the PGA Tour to the LIV moved the branches a lot in the world of golf, as a new circuit made its appearance with the financing of the Saudi Arabian government and wrested the original organization from the original organization in large numbers. exponents like Brooks Koepka, former No. 1 in the world.
Within this framework, there was a certain amount of tension between the leaders of the PGA and the players who decided to leave, although Pereira stated that there will be no place for them to talk: “I think I will never return to the PGA. For now I have that thought, I feel OK with this decision.”