Jon Rahm, number two in the world, signed this Friday a second round of 66 shots, five under par, to continue as the leader of the Mexican Opentournament of the PGA tour that takes place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexican Pacific.
Rahm, former world number one, he broke with his performance on the second day a fivefold tie for first place he had with Americans Jonathan Byrd, Brendon Todd, Trey Mullinax and Bryson Nimmer
Rahm In the second round he achieved three bogeys and eight birdies on the first, third, sixth, ninth, twelfth, fourteenth, fifteenth and eighteenth holes.
The Mexico Open debuted this year on the PGA tour, with a $7.3 million prize pool, the winner of which will receive 500 ranking points.
Results after the second round
1. Jon Rahm (ESP) 64+66=130
2. Alex Smalley (USA) 66+66=132
3. Adam Long (USA) 67+66=133
-. Andrew Novak (USA) 66+67=133
-. Cameron Champ (USA) 67+66=133
-. Patrick Reed (USA) 67+66=133
-. Trey Mullinax (USA) 64+69=133
-. Brandon Hagy (USA) 66+67=133
9. Scott Brown (USA) 65+69=134
-. Kurt Kitayama (USA) 64+70=134
-. Aaron Rai (GBR) 65+69=134
-. Davis Riley (USA) 69+65=134
-. Jonathan Byrd (USA) 64+70=134
-. Hank Lebioda (USA) 67+67=134
15. Sebastian Munoz (COL) 66+69=135
25. Emiliano Grillo (ARG) 72+65=137
-. Alvaro Ortiz (MEX) 68+69=137
47. Carlos Ortiz (MEX) 70+69=139
58. Abraham Ancer (MEX) 71+69=140
They did not make the cut: Roberto Díaz (MEX), Armando Favela (MEX), Rafa Cabrera Bello (ESP), Fabián Gómez (ARG), José Antonio Safa (MEX), José Cristobal Islas (MEX), Isidro Benitez (MEX), Santiago De la Fuente (MEX) and Manuel Inman (MEX).