Americans shine in Hawaii! – Golf Plus Blog

The Sony Open is definitely the tournament for American golfers. Indeed, they have won 46 out of 57 editions. 3 American players are currently in the lead, Chris Kirk, Taylor Montgomery et Jordan Spieth. The 3 Americans share the first place with a card of 64 (-6).

Jordan Spieth, The headliner of this tournament loves playing at the Waialae Country Club. He also spoke about this at the microphone of CBS: “I can play 5 or 6 shots under par every day here”, Spieth said.

Author of 7 birdies and a bogey like his competitors, Taylor Montgomery the opportunity to take the lead in the FedEx Cup if he wins this tournament.

The top10 is made up of 8 Americans, alone Rory Sabbatini et K. Choi managed to get into the rankings.

The title holder Hideki Matsuyama is stuck in 41st place. Because of these 4 bogeys, the Japanese golfer achieved a score of 68 (-2).

The great story of this tournament is that of Michael Castillo. After 5 years of battling his cancer, he managed to qualify to play his first PGA Tour tournament. He started on the PGA Tour at the age of 60. He is currently 143rd with a card of 79 (+9).

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