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The australian Jason Day and the american Brendon Todd have ended up leading the first day of the Championship of the Association of Professionals of Golf of America (PGA Championship), contested this week at the tour of the Harding Park in San Francisco.
Jason Day, winner of the edition of the PGA Championship , 2015, at Whistling Straits, the venue for the Ryder Cup this year, postponed to 2021 as a result of the coronavirus, has scored a score of five under par (-5) with the benign conditions in the morning.
Brendon Todd, winner of two PGA Tour tournaments this season, has matched the result of the Day dealing masterfully with the wind and the difficulties of the afternoon.
a blow from Todd, and Day, with four strokes under par, is a group of nine players that includes the German Martin Kaymer , who also won the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in 2010, and the american Brooks Koepka, winner of the editions of 2018 and 2019, and a firm candidate for the triplet.
Also part of the group of pursuers frenchman Mike Lorenzo Vera , who has finished his round of -4 with a great birdie on the difficult 18th hole.
” I played very solid from the beginning , I’ve put a lot of balls in the fairway and on the green and I have had many occasions to birdie,” said to Efe the golfer of Bayonne, excelled in the trio of the French in San Francisco, along with Victor Perez (par) and Benjamin Hebert (+5).
The world number two, el vizcaíno, Jon Rahm , is the best of the four spaniards in the competition after a first day complicated. “If you don’t put it in the street the day is very long”, said to Efe Rahm, who just put the ball on five streets, but managed to “pair very good”.
“Tomorrow I hope to start with more confidence, or to put it another way with more guts. Go for birdies instead of going a little defensively,” added the golfer of Barrika, that you can take advantage of the calm of Friday morning.
“No wind is going to be easier to put it on the street and easier to be aggressive. To see if I can start strongly as they have started many today and do a good lap tomorrow , ” said Rahm, who repeated pairing tomorrow with the american veteran Phil Mickelson and the Spanish Sergio García.
although logged a great birdie on the final hole, Garcia finished with +3, a hit of the gran canaria Rafa Cabrera-Bello (+2) and ahead of cáceres, Jorge Campillo (+4).
Although without public, with distance and all the sanitary precautions necessary, followed by noting the presence of Tiger Woods , who finished with a respectable -2, their best start in a big in the last ten years.
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