Mental Gap is Lead? 4 under par on the first day of Dubai… McIlroy was 2 under par
On the 25th (local time), on the first day of the tournament held at the Emirates Golf Club (par 72) in Dubai, UAE, Reed recorded 4 under par with 5 birdies and 1 bogey until the 16th hole before the game was stopped for sunset, beating Tommy Fleetwood. , tied for second with Matthew Jordan, Oliver Wilson, Daniel Gavins (England) and Victor Perez (France).
On the other hand, Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), the opponent of the tee gate, recorded 2 under par with 3 holes left and tied for 12th place. McIlroy, who caught a birdie in the first hole, the 10th hole (par 5), was shaken by making bogeys in the 12th and 15th holes. However, he improved his ranking by making three birdies on the 18th hole and the 2nd and 3rd holes. McIlroy left a 1.2m birdie putt on the 7th hole when the game stop siren sounded.
The start of the first round was delayed by six hours due to heavy rain the day before. The first team started at 1:15pm local time and only 12 players were able to finish the first round before sunset. Thomas Peters (Belgium) recorded 5 under par with 6 birdies and 1 bogey up to the 15th hole, becoming the clubhouse leader. 메이저사이트
After the game, Reed said, “T-gates are too inflated. At the driving range, I did nothing wrong. If McIlroy answered my greeting, that’s it. It just didn’t respond. That’s McIlroy’s freedom,” he said. “Now it’s time to focus on the game. I already forgot about work that day. So will McIlroy,” he said. McIlroy did not comment much after the game.
Wang Jeong-hun, the only Korean player to participate, made two birdies to the ninth hole and tied for 12th place with McIlroy with a 2-under par. Lee Min-woo (Australia), who tied for runner-up at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship last week, tied for 28th with 3 birdies and 2 bogies to the 15th hole, recording 1 under par.