Mayakoba Classic R1

Danny Lee leads after firing 9-under round

November 15-18*
El Camaleon GC, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
$7,200,000
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4


New Zealand’s Danny Lee leads the Mayakoba Classic by one stroke after firing a nine-under par 62 in the opening round.


South Korean-born Lee was out in 29 at the El Camaleon course in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen, helped by an eagle on the fifth, and was 10-under after 13.

At that stage Lee had thoughts of shooting a sub-60 round, only to three putt from 15 feet on the 14th for his only bogey, before finishing with four pars.

“Definitely, it was in my head, 59 or 58,” said Lee on pgatour.com.


“I have never shot that score out on the PGA Tour before, so I really wanted to make that happen.

“On 14, I had a less than 15-footer for birdie. Just one of those days I felt like I can make anything. I just gave it a little too much extra and hit it through the break and missed the next one coming back.

“I was a little bit bummed out on that one. But still, nine under is a great start.”

American duo Adam Long and Brendon Todd are tied for second on eight under.

Todd, who won the Bermuda Championship two weeks ago, missed a five-foot birdie putt at the 18th that would have tied him for the lead.

Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell and England’s Luke Donald led the European challenge on five under.


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Ryder Cup Day 1

News
By GT Editor
Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
1
Danny Lee
NZL
-9
62
T2
Adam Long
USA
-8
63
T2
Brendon Todd
USA
-8
63
T4
Vaughn Taylor
USA
-7
64
T4
Mark Hubbard
USA
-7
64
T4
Zach Johnson
USA
-7
64
T4
Chris Baker
USA
-7
64
T8
Billy Horschel
USA
-6
65
T8
Harris English
USA
-6
65
T10
Sam Ryder
USA
-5
66
T10
Brian Gay
USA
-5
66
T10
Dylan Frittelli
RSA
-5
66
T10
Graeme McDowell
NIR
-5
66
T10
Abraham Ancer
USA
-5
66
T10
Luke Donald
ENG
-5
66
T10
Scottie Scheffler
USA
-5
66
T10
Robby Shelton
USA
-5
66
T10
Russell Henley
USA
-5
66
T10
Bronson Burgoon
USA
-5
66
T10
Chez Reavie
USA
-5
66
T10
Chris Stroud
USA
-5
66
T10
Alvaro Ortiz
MEX
-5
66
T10
Bo Hoag
USA
-5
66
T24
Ben Martin
USA
-4
67
T24
Henrik Norlander
SWE
-4
67
T24
Matthew NeSmith
USA
-4
67
T24
Sebastian Vazquez
MEX
-4
67
T24
Nick Taylor
CAN
-4
67
T24
Zac Blair
USA
-4
67
T24
Patton Kizzire
USA
-4
67
T31
Brendan Steele
USA
-3
68
T31
J. T. Poston
USA
-3
68
T31
Pat Perez
USA
-3
68
T31
Chase Seiffert
USA
-3
68
T31
James Hahn
USA
-3
68
T31
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-3
68
T31
Ryan Armour
USA
-3
68
T31
Cheng Tsung Pan
TPE
-3
68
T31
Harold Varner III
USA
-3
68
T31
Graham DeLaet
CAN
-3
68
T31
Brandon Wu
USA
-3
68
T31
Viktor Hovland
NOR
-3
68
T31
Ben Taylor
ENG
-3
68
T44
Brian Stuard
USA
-2
69
T44
Denny McCarthy
USA
-2
69
T44
Luke List
USA
-2
69
T44
Rory Sabbatini
SVK
-2
69
T44
Davis Love III
USA
-2
69
T44
Keith Mitchell
USA
-2
69
T44
Hudson Swafford
USA
-2
69
T44
Matt Kuchar
USA
-2
69
T44
Russell Knox
SCO
-2
69
T44
Cameron Tringale
USA
-2
69
T44
Calum Hill
SCO
-2
69
T44
Joel Dahmen
USA
-2
69
T44
Shawn Stefani
USA
-2
69
T44
Carlos Ortiz
MEX
-2
69
T44
J. J. Spaun
USA
-2
69
T44
David Hearn
CAN
-2
69
T44
Kristoffer Ventura
NOR
-2
69
T44
Scott Harrington
USA
-2
69
T62
Scott Stallings
USA
-1
70
T62
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
-1
70
T62
Emiliano Grillo
ARG
-1
70
T62
Kyle Stanley
USA
-1
70
T62
Keegan Bradley
USA
-1
70
T62
Satoshi Kodaira
JPN
-1
70
T62
Kevin Kisner
USA
-1
70
T62
Scott Piercy
USA
-1
70
T62
Tony Finau
USA
-1
70
T62
Aaron Wise
USA
-1
70
T62
Kevin Chappell
USA
-1
70
T62
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
-1
70
T62
Will Gordon
USA
-1
70
T62
Harry Higgs
USA
-1
70
T62
Beau Hossler
USA
-1
70
T62
Jhonattan Vegas
VEN
-1
70
T62
Chris Kirk
USA
-1
70
T62
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
-1
70
T62
Jim Herman
USA
-1
70
T62
Cameron Champ
USA
-1
70
T62
Charles Howell III
USA
-1
70
T62
Jason Day
AUS
-1
70
T62
Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra
ESP
-1
70
T62
Michael Gligic
CAN
-1
70
T62
Wes Roach
USA
-1
70
T87
Doc Redman
USA
Par
71
T87
Wyndham Clark
USA
Par
71
T87
Kevin Streelman
USA
Par
71
T87
Si-Woo Kim
KOR
Par
71
T87
Brice Garnett
USA
Par
71
T87
Fabian Gomez
ARG
Par
71
T87
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
KOR
Par
71
T87
Robert Streb
USA
Par
71
T87
Sebastian Cappelen
DNK
Par
71
T87
Maverick McNealy (a)
USA
Par
71
T87
Talor Gooch
USA
Par
71
T87
Brian Harman
USA
Par
71
T87
Andrew Landry
USA
Par
71
T87
Lanto Griffin
USA
Par
71
T87
Matt Jones
AUS
Par
71
T87
Rhein Gibson
AUS
Par
71
T87
Rafael Campos
PRI
Par
71
T87
Ryan Brehm
USA
Par
71
T105
Martin Laird
SCO
1
72
T105
Roger Sloan
CAN
1
72
T105
Kramer Hickok
USA
1
72
T105
Scott Brown
USA
1
72
T105
Peter Malnati
USA
1
72
T105
Tom Hoge
USA
1
72
T105
Tyler McCumber
USA
1
72
T112
Charley Hoffman
USA
2
73
T112
Benjamin Silverman
CAN
2
73
T112
Tyler Duncan
USA
2
73
T112
Adam Schenk
USA
2
73
T112
Kevin Stadler
USA
2
73
T112
Rob Oppenheim
USA
2
73
T112
Sebastian Munoz
COL
2
73
T112
Nick Watney
USA
2
73
T112
Sepp Straka
AUT
2
73
T112
Roberto Diaz
MEX
2
73
T112
Hank Lebioda
USA
2
73
T112
Jose de Jesus Rodriguez
MEX
2
73
T124
Mark Anderson
USA
3
74
T124
Nelson Ledesma
ARG
3
74
T124
Austin Cook
USA
3
74
T127
D. A. Points
USA
4
75
T127
Michael Kim
KOR
4
75
T127
Bo Van Pelt
USA
4
75
T130
Efren Serna Jr.
MEX
5
76
T130
Joaquin Niemann
CHI
5
76
132
Jimmy Stanger
USA
7
78
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