The Northern Irishman McIlroy reaches Fleetwood in the lead

The Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy reached the English Tommy Fleetwood at the top of the classification the tournament. Jon Rahm, better Spanish, march tenth.


The Northern Irish Rory McIlroy reached the English Tommy Fleetwood at the top of the classification The Players Championship golf tournament, considered the fifth "big" of the season, after completing the second day. The Spaniards Jon Rahm and Sergio García occupy the tenth and twentieth positions, respectively, after their second trip to the TPC Sawgrass of Ponte Vedra Beach (Florida, USA), while Rafa Cabrera Bello sank further into the classification and did not manage to overcome the cut.

McIlroy did not start his second field trip well. A bogey on hole 1 did not bode well, but the Northern Irishman soon corrected his mistake and with a birdie on the two left his score to zero. From there the game of the European climbed whole with birdeys in the holes 8, 9, 10 12 and 17 and an eagle in the 16 that placed in his locker 65 hits (-7) for a total of 132 (-12), enough to match the Fleetwood.

The English also had a fruitful second day, although in his case two bogeys in holes 9 and 15 prevented him from being alone in front of the tournament. On the positive side he scored five birdies and an eagle on pair 2.

A Three strokes of the leaders tied the Americans Jim Furyk and Brian Harman, as well as the English Ian Poulter and the Mexican Abraham Ancer, that with the 66 (- 6) today's shots presented his candidacy to take the title.

Jon Rahm was the best of the Spanish in this second day. The Basque player added to his account 68 strokes (-4) for a total of 137 (-7) that place him in the tenth place, an improvement of three places compared to the first day. Six birdies and two bogeys allow Rahm to stay in the fight. Sergio Garcia was the other side of the coin to yield seven positions in the standings after scoring 70 hits (-2) for a total of 139 (-5) and placed 20th, while Rafa Cabrera Bello was left out by not being able to improve substantially your first day account. The 76 impacts of today left him relegated to one of the last positions.

There was no great day for the American Tiger Woods, , who had to settle for finishing one down for a total of 141 (-3) and being thirty-ninth.



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