WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational: Jon Rahm in control with 3-stroke lead after Round 1

first_img Rory McIlroy tells Shane Lowry: British Open win ‘is a life-changer’ The eighth birdie of the day.@JonRahmpga made 142’6″ of putts on Thursday at the @WGCFedEx.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/76oGbxjQcc— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 25, 2019He tied the low round of his PGA Tour career.But, he has a star-studded field behind him. Related News There’s a five-way tie for second place (5 under) highlighted by Bubba Watson and Hideki Matsuyama. Behind them is a sizable group of Ian Poulter, Thorbjørn Olesen and Tyrrell Hatton, among others, tied for seventh (4 under).Watson’s round featured a birdie on his final hole after two bogeys on the par-4 10th and 13th holes.This shot led to a closing birdie for @bubbawatson.He’s three off the lead.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/GHFbtUirak— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 25, 2019Justin Rose, Bryson DeChambeau and Billy Horschel are in a five-way tie for 13th (3 under) and in good position to move up the standings Friday.Jordan Spieth nearly joined the top of the leaderboard after five birdies and just one bogey through 11 holes. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy to take part in skins event in Japan, report says Jon Rahm used a mistake-free round Thursday at the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational to climb atop the leaderboard.Rahm, who is fresh off a near top-10 performance at the British Open, shot an 8-under 62 with five of his eight birdies on his back nine. But what was more impressive was his putting. Rahm missed just one putt inside 25 feet during the first round at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. He was a perfect five for five from 15-20 feet. Tommy Fleetwood downbeat after British Open bid falls flat: ‘I just hope my time will come eventually’ He was doing so well he was one stroke off the lead.Another one.@JordanSpieth rolling them in from everywhere.He’s one off the lead.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/eEVquQDBkf— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 25, 2019But then disaster struck and he carded two triple bogeys. Spieth was able to recover with two more closing birdies and sits in a tie for 36th place (even par) with the likes of Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Tony Finau and Kevin Na.last_img read more

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Arteta launches for Thomas

first_imgAccording to reports The Telegraph, Arsenal would be willing to go for the footballer in the next transfer market. With a cancellation clause of around 50 million euros, the London team would not see it as far-fetched to try to sign the 26-year-old footballer. Meanwhile, Thomas shows his intention to continue as an Atlético footballer, but he lets himself be loved. “Atlético is my home. My agent negotiates with the club, but you never know where each one can end …”he said in an interview at AS. The truth is that Thomas, who ends his contract in 2023 with the entity of the Metropolitan, has on the table an offer to renew Atlético but has not yet signed it. For Simeone it is essential in the midfield. Either with Koke or with another player, but it is backbone member of the team. Not in vain has he played all the games in which he has been available (three absences: one due to injury and two others due to suspension). The rojiblanco coach sees Thomas as a difficult player to replace and for that reason heAnd he has urged the club to make an effort to retain the footballer. Thomas Partey really likes it in England. His physical power and good ball handling stand out for the soccer of the Premier. One of the teams most interested in the Atlético de Madrid footballer is Arsenal. The Spanish coach Mikel Arteta He has the job this summer to rebuild a team at low hours and has focused on the benefits of the Ghanaian midfielder. Matches like the one played by the player at Anfield put him in focus and help revalue the rojiblanco footballer.last_img read more

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