Four players share the lead after the first day of the Canadian Open


Corey Conners signed off with an impressive performance this Thursday at first round of the RBC Canadian Open at Oakdale Golf & Country Club in Toronto, in a tournament that belongs to the PGA Tour. However, the resistance of Aaron Rai, Justin Lower and Chesson Hadley tied for fourth in the lead after the first round with a 67 shot, five under par.

Conners is bidding to become the first Canadian to win the event since Pat Fletcher in 1954.. He won the Valero Texas Open for the second time earlier this year, participated in the PGA Championship and this week is the highest-ranked Canadian in the world ranking, where he is 29th.

your countrymen Mackenzie Hughes and Taylor Pendrith they also enjoyed strong opening rounds. They are at 3 under in a large group that also includes Justin Rose. In between, another wide range of players are at -4, including English Matt Fitzpatrick.

“It was a good golf day. You won’t win on Thursday, but you can lose. It’s good to be up there, but I’m going to need four good rounds and be consistent,” Conners said after his first lap.

Who can not start above is Rory McIlroy. The Northern Irishman, double champion of this tournament, shares thirty-seven places at -1 after a busy day on the golf planet after the combination of the PGA Tour, the DP World Tour and the LIV.

Classification after the first round (par 72)

1. Aaron Rai (England) 67
1. Justin Lower (United States) 67
1. Corey Conners (Canada) 67
1. Chesson Hadley (United States) 67
5. Jonathan Byrd (United States) 68
5. Brice Garnett (United States) 68
5. Matt Fitzpatrick (England) 68
5. Mark Hubbard (United States) 68
5. Ryan Gerard (United States) 68
5. Brendon Todd (United States) 68
5. SH Kim (South Korea) 68
5. Will Gordon (United States) 68
5. Carl Yuan (China) 68

37. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) 71

Source: La Verdad


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