The Spanish Jon Rahm signed this Thursday a card of 64 strokes, seven under par, to start in first place, tied with four other players, in the Mexican Golf Open, a PGA tour tournament.

Rahm, number two in the world, completed a first day with an ‘eagle’ and five ‘birdies’, on the fourth, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth and eighteenth holes, to appear for first place tied with Americans Jonathan Byrd, Brendon Todd, Trey Mullinax and Bryson Nimmer.

The Mexican Open opens this year on the PGA tour, with a prize pool of 7.3 million dollarswhose winner will receive 500 points for the ranking.

Colombian Sebastián Muñoz finished with 66 strokes and is tenth in the standings.

Results after the first round of the Abierto Mexicano de Golf

1. Jonathan Byrd (USA) 64 (-7)

-. Jon Rahm (ESP) 64

-. Brendon Todd (USA) 64

-. Trey Mullinax (USA) 64

-. Bryson Nimmer (USA) 64

6. Aaron Rai (GBR) 65

-. Aaron Wise (USA) 65

-. Sahith Theegala (USA) 65

-. Scott Brown (USA) 65

10. Sebastian Munoz (COL) 66

44. Camilo Villegas (COL) 69

60. Armando Favela (MEX) 70

-. Carlos Ortiz (MEX) 70

79. Abraham Ancer (MEX) 71

94. Fabian Gomez (ARG) 72

-. Emiliano Grillo (ARG) 72

126 Rafa Cabrera Bello (ESP) 75

144 Santiago de la Fuente (MEX)78.


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