09/03/2022 at 07:15 ES
Golf, Boston LIV Tournament
09/03/2022 at 07:15
His -6 earned him to get within range of Talor Gooch and Matthew Wolf
It is the third American tournament of LIV, the new golf league financed by the Government of Saudi Arabia
The Chilean Joachim Niemann, who has just joined Saudi Arabian LIV Golf, made his debut this Friday on the new circuit with a brilliant six under par at the Boston tournament and placed just one shot behind the leaders, the Americans Talor Gooch and Matthew Wolf (-7) . In the third American tournament of LIV, the new golf league financed by the Government of Saudi Arabia, Niemann achieved seven birdies for a single bogey and delivered a card of 64 hits. Niemann, 23, was number 1 in the world amateur ranking for 44 weeks between 2017 and 2018 and is currently the best Chilean golfer. He joined LIV last Tuesday alongside Australian Cameron Smith.
gooch was the strongest in Boston, with eight birdies to one bogey, while wolf he qualified his three ‘bogeys’ with two brilliant ‘eagles’ and six ‘birdies’. Eugenio Lopez Chacarra was the best Spaniard with a card of 66 strokes, two under par, while his compatriot Sergio Garcia signed the pair. The Mexicans Abraham Ancer and Carlos Ortiz finished the first day with one under par (69 shots).
Cameron Smith, the world’s highest-ranked player (2) competing in an LIV tournament, also debuted Friday with a 6-under-par 64 card. The recent British Open winner boasts eight professional titles, including The Players Championship earlier this year.
The Boston tournament runs until next Sunday.