Sentry Tournament of Champions: Round 1 recap

Rory Mc Ilroy is in contention at the Sentry Tournament of Champions

Rory Mc Ilroy is in contention at the Sentry Tournament of Champions

'I just wanted to do something different.

Former world number one Rory McIlroy reflected on his second-round 68 in Hawaii on Friday - enough to earn a share of second position.

But the four-time PGA Tour victor said the interview had no influence on his hiccup, having conducted on-course interviews at Australian tournaments for several years.

The same could not be said for Dustin Johnson who was slapped with a two-stroke penalty for playing the wrong ball and finished with a one-over 74.

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The partnership between the two had accumulated 204 runs in the meantime with Rishabh Pant unbeaten on 159 runs. The next best effort is from Farokh Engineer who scored 89 back in 1967 at the Adelaide Oval.


Gary Woodland was tied for second at 67 with Justin Thomas, the 2017 victor here who birdied five of the final seven holes, and defending champion Dustin Johnson.

Rather than travelling to the Middle East to take part in his usual competitions this year, he's entered the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii instead. Tway's blemish-free round included seven birdies in what is his first appearance in the winners-only event after earning his first PGA Tour title at the Safeway Open in October previous year.

Thomas said the windy conditions were tough to deal with, especially on the greens.

Luark had caddied off and on for Ariya since she joined the LPGA in 2015, including a record-smashing 2018 campaign in which the 23-year-old Thai star won three times - including last June's US Women's Open - and completed an unprecedented sweep of the tour's major season-ending awards.

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Dembele's contract is up in the summer and interest from China could turn his head. They face a trip to League Two outfit Tranmere Rovers (7.45pm).


"I was just trying to hit it on the green", said Kizzire during the first on-course interview of the year. "So to get myself right back in contention and see if I've learned anything from a year ago and try to put that into practice is great". He shot 68 and starts the new year playing in the final group. "So he just watched me play the course".

Kizzire started the Sentry Tour of Champions at Kapalua in Hawaii with a bang, as he aced the par-3 186-yard eighth hole with a 7-iron.

"It was just a really bad tee shot. but apart from the sixth hole I actually played pretty good - to birdie six of my last 10 holes got me back in it".

"That's the only time I would pull the flag out".

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Leishman also signed for a 68 that left him well within reach in outright third place at 13 under. And while it's not like a lot of other players are going out getting hammered every night, golf has a more social reputation than most sports.

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