number one in the world Jon Rahm On the second day of the 105th USA PGA Championship in Oak Hill, he faced a tough battle to cut halfway.
Seeking big titles in a row after a Masters victory Augusta National Last month, Rahm caught the opening hole in the first round before falling to 76 (-6).
US Open champion and game partner Matt Fitzpatrick He failed to record a single bird as he had the same score to follow clubhouse leader Bryson DeChambeau with 10 shots.
DeChambeau’s 66 gave him a one-shot advantage over world number two. Scottie SchefflerDustin Johnson and Corey Conners, but Eric Cole, reached five bottoms after 14 holes when the game was suspended for the day due to darkness.
The start of the game was delayed by 1 hour and 50 minutes due to icing on Thursday morning.
Rory McIlroy Despite battling an unspecified illness, he was back to 71 from three on par after nine pits.
Word of the Day
Keegan Bradley reflects on the opening lap of a 68 roller coaster.
shot of the day
Scott Stallings started his tour from 10th and took the second field goal of the day for a 128-yard eagle.
tour of the day
Although DeChambeau scored the lowest, arguably the best lap of the day was a desperate effort from Scottie Scheffler.
stats of the day
World number one and Masters champion Jon Rahm battled for an opening 76.
The hardest hole (*round missing)
The 481-yard ninth hole delivered just seven birds and played an average of 4,448.
the easiest hole (*round missing)
Despite measuring 617 yards, the par-five fourth hole was played with an average of 4,873, and Rory McIlroy reached the green with a long iron to set up one of the 32 birds made.
Much higher temperatures can be expected on Friday before the low-pressure system and the associated cold front will move in the region on Saturday. This will bring a good chance of rain during Friday night through Saturday. On Sunday, partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures and drier conditions return from Saturday evening.