SAN DIEGO– Jon Rahm is familiar with reduced rounds on the South Course at Torrey Pines, however his begin Saturday at the Farmers Insurance Open surpassed his very own soaring assumptions.
It started early for the Spaniard after he missed out on the environment-friendly at the par-4 initial opening. From the harsh left of the environment-friendly he contributed for birdie to transfer to 6 under.
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“Honestly, the most straightforward chip shot I could have, I just had to get on the green and release down and that’s what I did,” he described.
Things got back at much better on the second opening when his technique fired from 111 lawns rotated right into the opening for an eagle.
“There was a little bit of a gust so I struck a draw with a 56 [degree wedge], landed regarding 4 feet short, avoided up as well as landed in the red,” he claimed.
Rahm, that gathered a 65 in 2017 to win the Farmers Insurance Open that consisted of a 6 under shutting 9, was bogey-free Saturday at Torrey Pines as well as included 4 even more birdies for a 7-under 65 as well as the third-round lead at 12 under.
“Hopefully, I do not require to fire 6 under[on Sunday] Hopefully, I do fire 6 under truthfully as well as I do not need to emphasize down the stretch,” he chuckled.