McIlroy and Dahmen command Wells Fargo with Sergio to 3 blows

The Northern Irishman and the American completed the first day with 66 hits, five under par. The Castellon made 69 hits with five birdies and three bogeys.


The Northern Irish Rory McIlroy and the American Joel Dahmen lead with 66 hits (5 under the pair) the PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship, after the first round at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte (North Carolina, USA) .UU.), With an impact less than the third classified.

McIlroy, fourth in the world ranking, which last March was awarded The Players Championship, also of the PGA Tour, presented a card with six birdies for a bogey for placed in first position next to Dahmen, who made no mistakes and who scored five birdies.

A a stroke of both are Americans Adam Schenk and Patrick Reed; Scottish Martin Laird; the South African Dylan Frittelli and the Canadian Nick Taylor.

With two more hits than the leaders is Jason Day, winner of the last edition of this tournament. The Australian signed five birdies for two bogeys.

In this eighth position is also the Colombian Sebastián Muñoz who added five birdies for two bogeys.

El Spanish Sergio Garcia, who does not win a tournament of the American circuit since he got in April 2017 the Master of Augusta, is, with 69 blows, seventeenth classified, to three impacts of the head. The Castellón, twenty-ninth in the world ranking, delivered a card with five birdies for three bogeys.

A a stroke of the Spanish is the second in the world ranking, the English Justin Rose.

The tournament, which ends next Sunday, distributes more than $ 7 million in prizes, more than $ 1,300,000 for the winner, which also adds 500 points to the FedExCup.

Classification after the first round

1. Rory McIlroy (IRN) 66 (-5 Blows)

2 Joel Dahmen (USA) 66

3. Patrick Reed (USA) 67

+. Adam Schenk (USA) 67

+. Martin Laird (ESC) 67

+. Nick Taylor (CAN) 67

+. Dylan Frittelli (RSA) 67

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8. Sebastián Muñoz (COL) 68

17. Sergio García (ESP) 69

27. Fabián Gómez (ARG) 70

+. Roberto Díaz (MEX) 70

67. Carlos Ortiz (MEX) 72

+. Jhonattan Vegas (VEN) 72

83. Joaquin Niemann (CHI) 73

+. Julián Etulain (ARG) 73

116 José de Jesús Rguez. (MEX) 75

141. Alvaro Ortiz (MEX) 77.



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