Patton Kizzire carried on where he left off last week in Las Vegas with a superb nine-under par opening round at the the OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Thursday.
Kizzire tied for fourth place at Vegas last weekend with a final round 64 and was in good form again, rattling off six straight birdies from the eighth hole in a 10-birdie 62 for a two shot lead over Vaughn Taylor, who shot a 64.
The only blemish on his round at the El Camaleon Golf Club at Mayakoba was a bogey at the 18th.
Rickie Fowler, playing for the first time since the Presidents Cup, finished in a tie for third place along with rookie Brandon Harkins after a blemish free 65 that included six birdies.
South Africa’s Retief Goosen was a shot further back at five-under par along with five other players.
US Open champion Brooks Koepka and runner-up Tommy Fleetwood share more than just recent success, as Matt Cooper reveals.
Tommy Fleetwood didn’t win the US Open on Sunday, but his final-round 63 has left him positive he was what it takes to win a major in the future.
PGA Catalunya has opened the doors of its new LAVIDA Hotel: an expertly designed, contemporary getaway for golf and activity enthusiasts.
Just a year after its launch, the five-star Onyria Palmares Beach House Hotel, in Lagos, Portugal, has been named the top hotel in Portugal.