67 strokes left him the only leader with eight under par

Scotty Scheffler, in a bunker at the Augusta Masters this Friday.
Scotty Scheffler, in a bunker at the Augusta Masters this Friday.Tannen aniseEFE
  • August Rahm and Garcia are not blown away

Life can change you in just 54 days. February 10, Scotty Scheffler He was another good player for his first win on the PGA Tour; And sleep like a leader tonight Augusta Masters. And that this month and in 24 days, Schaefler won his first PGA Tour tournament in Phoenix, a few days later he climbed to the rank of achievement. Arnold Palmer Invitational, From PGA Tour But with an inviting label, and ending the climb by winning Dell Technologies Match game, An event at the World Championships.

The result of the victory trident was his coronation as the number one in world golf, but not satisfied, Texan wants to achieve a definite upgrade to his career this weekend; Augusta Masters.

And on Friday he took a huge step towards signing the best lap of the day, with 67 shots leaving him as the only leader with eight under par, five ahead of the second position they shared with three non-American players: South Africa’s Charles Schwartzel, Korean Sungzai Im, Irish Shane Lori and defending champion Hideki Matsuyama of Japan. Sheffler took advantage of the last hours of the day to create this historic opportunity with much less wind.

Complicated days

And that’s because for most of the day, the gusts of wind caused a lot of complications, leaving only 15 players on the field. The average number of injuries per day was very close to 75, and disasters such as 82 injuries Garrick Higo, 81’s Matthew Wolf, 79’s Abraham Ansar, Or 77’s Xander Schauffele Already marked a dark trend.

Windbreakers remove umbrellas as star attire at merchandising stalls because of the winter. The blaze was so strong that they came to the bunker to extract sand. It was in the middle of the most difficult situation and storm of the whole week, Mercy and Garcia They were fighting to avoid sinking. They did it, both reached the weekend with +2, Sergio signed a 74, finished with two birdies after recovering from a triple bogie on the 11th hole. When Raham defended the equivalent of the course with the bad feeling of a final bogie.

Jose Maria Olajbal Aware of his limitations, he said goodbye with 84 hits; Discomfort in his arm and a field that no longer belongs to him. No one will take away the honor of wearing a green jacket in the Champions Locker Room and attending dinner on Tuesdays every year. Mercy and Gerser’s results were good enough to keep the weekend bright in the middle of the afternoon, until Sheffler came up with his show Overcoming the Hispanic illusion up to 10 hits of heroic return.

Someone should have warned Texan that it was Masters Tiger. Woods survived another day with a +2 lap, a +1 overall result that gave him a place in the top 20, although at this point, we assume he’s looking seven strokes away from Schaffler.

Woods’ start, with Four bogies It was even painful to see it in the first five holes, but the legend rediscovered himself to save the situation and to place a large icing on his impossible return.

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