After the first round of the World Golf Championships, which is taking place in Mexico, the player Lee Westwood is in the lead with six-way tie.
The player on the course was expected to be the leader overnight, but bogeyed the two holes (which were final) to end with a round of 67.
The player is joined on four under by Americans Phil Mickelson, compatriot Ross Fisher, Spain’s Jon Rahm Ryan Moore and Jimmy Walker.
Rory McIlroy after 68 is a shot further back.
After recovering from the rib injury, he is coming for his first tournament. It was the long gap of almost seven weeks. McIlroy made par on 14 holes, hitting one eagle, two birdies and one bogey in a solid round.
Talking about the performance of Westwood in the first round of the event then he was uneven in his scoring. In his first 16 holes he made eight birdies and before that he had back-to-back bogeys to add to two others earlier in his round. (more…)