Mayakoba Golf Classic R2

Emiliano Grillo takes lead in Mexico

December 03-06
El Camaleon Golf Club, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
$7,200,000
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4


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Emiliano Grillo made nine birdies and a bogey for an 8-under 63 to take a four-shot lead into the weekend at Mayakoba Golf Classic.


Heavy rain in the morning delayed the second round and play was halted due to darkness before the round could be completed but no one was close enough to overtake Grillo at 13-under. In 136 starts on Tour it is only the fifth time he will take the lead or a share of the lead after any round.

Tony Finau fired a 66 to tie for second place at 9-under alongside Tom Hoge. Finau has only found 53% of the fairways over the first two rounds, and just 61% of the greens, but he has a new putter in the bag and knows how to use it. He one-putted six consecutive holes and is tied for third in the field in putts per green in regulation.



“I’ve got to take care of it off the tee and hit the fairways,” he said, “and I think if I do that, my numbers will start to go up.”

“I feel good, confident. My game feels good. My body feels good. Anytime I’m putting it nicely, I think that’s always a great feeling. You have to putt it well to win, and I know that I’ve definitely had my fair share of putts go in so far.”


Overnight leader Russell Knox shot a 69 to start the weekend in fourth place at 8-under.

Local favourite Carlos Ortiz, who earned his first PGA title last month in Houston, shot a 68 and is tied in ninth place at 6-under.

Rickie Fowler closed with a 1-over 72 and looks to miss the cut by one shot. He will likely fall out of the World top-50 for the first time since his first full year on Tour in 2010.

Brooks Koepka fired another 71 to finish even-par and will likely also miss the cut.



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Dutch Open R2

Tours
By GT Editor




Pos.
Player
To Par
Thru
R1
R2
Total
1
Emiliano Grillo
-13
F
66
63
129
T2
Tony Finau
-9
F
67
66
133
T2
Tom Hoge
-9
F
66
67
133
4
Russell Knox
-8
F
65
69
134
T5
Joel Dahmen
-7
F
68
67
135
T5
Kyle Stanley
-7
F
68
67
135
T5
Aaron Wise
-7
F
67
68
135
T5
Andy Ogletree (a)
-7
15
69
69
T9
Akshay Bhatia
-6
F
67
69
136
T9
Lucas Glover
-6
F
71
65
136
T9
Viktor Hovland
-6
F
67
69
136
T9
Nate Lashley
-6
F
67
69
136
T9
Joaquin Niemann
-6
F
66
70
136
T9
Carlos Ortiz
-6
F
67
69
136
T9
Patrick Rodgers
-6
F
70
66
136
T9
Brendon Todd
-6
F
67
69
136
T9
Camilo Villegas
-6
F
70
66
136
T18
Corey Conners
-5
F
71
66
137
T18
Jason Dufner
-5
F
69
68
137
T18
Tyler Duncan
-5
F
70
67
137
T18
John Huh
-5
F
70
67
137
T18
Adam Long
-5
F
70
67
137
T18
Hunter Mahan
-5
F
68
69
137
T18
Vincent Whaley
-5
F
71
66
137
T18
Chris Baker
-5
15
68
68
T18
Chase Seiffert
-5
15
69
69
T27
Austin Eckroat (a)
-4
F
69
69
138
T27
Bo Hoag
-4
F
68
70
138
T27
Charley Hoffman
-4
F
72
66
138
T27
Mark Hubbard
-4
F
71
67
138
T27
Troy Merritt
-4
F
70
68
138
T27
Ryan Brehm
-4
15
69
69
T27
Brandon Hagy
-4
15
69
69
T34
Abraham Ancer
-3
F
72
67
139
T34
Daniel Berger
-3
F
69
70
139
T34
Harris English
-3
F
69
70
139
T34
Brice Garnett
-3
F
74
65
139
T34
Brian Harman
-3
F
70
69
139
T34
Billy Horschel
-3
F
70
69
139
T34
Chris Kirk
-3
F
69
70
139
T34
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
-3
F
69
70
139
T34
Rory Sabbatini
-3
F
69
70
139
T34
J.J. Spaun
-3
F
70
69
139
T34
Steve Stricker
-3
F
69
70
139
T34
Justin Thomas
-3
F
72
67
139
T34
Jhonattan Vegas
-3
F
69
70
139
T34
Branden Grace
-3
17
71
71
T48
Rafael Campos
-2
F
72
68
140
T48
K.J. Choi
-2
F
70
70
140
T48
Austin Cook
-2
F
70
70
140
T48
Michael Gellerman
-2
F
70
70
140
T48
Doug Ghim
-2
F
71
69
140
T48
Max Homa
-2
F
73
67
140
T48
Sung Kang
-2
F
70
70
140
T48
Patton Kizzire
-2
F
72
68
140
T48
Satoshi Kodaira
-2
F
70
70
140
T48
Hank Lebioda
-2
F
71
69
140
T48
Keith Mitchell
-2
F
70
70
140
T48
Pat Perez
-2
F
68
72
140
T48
Scott Piercy
-2
F
70
70
140
T48
Kevin Streelman
-2
F
69
71
140
T48
Will Zalatoris
-2
F
72
68
140
T63
Keegan Bradley
-1
F
69
72
141
T63
Charles Howell III
-1
F
72
69
141
T63
Maverick McNealy
-1
F
70
71
141
T63
Sepp Straka
-1
F
73
68
141
T63
Ben Taylor
-1
F
72
69
141
T63
Harold Varner III
-1
F
70
71
141
T63
Xinjun Zhang
-1
F
72
69
141
T63
Quade Cummins
-1
15
71
71
T63
Kelly Kraft
-1
15
70
70
Projected Cut: ( -1 )
T72
Ryan Armour
E
F
69
73
142
T72
Bronson Burgoon
E
F
72
70
142
T72
Rickie Fowler
E
F
70
72
142
T72
Michael Gligic
E
F
67
75
142
T72
Brooks Koepka
E
F
71
71
142
T72
Henrik Norlander
E
F
71
71
142
T72
Sam Ryder
E
F
72
70
142
T72
Nick Watney
E
F
72
70
142
T72
Tim Wilkinson
E
F
73
69
142
T81
Byeong Hun An
1
F
72
71
143
T81
Roberto Díaz
1
F
74
69
143
T81
Graeme McDowell
1
F
72
71
143
T81
Sebastián Muñoz
1
F
73
70
143
T81
Alex Noren
1
F
76
67
143
T81
Rob Oppenheim
1
F
71
72
143
T81
D.J. Trahan
1
F
73
70
143
T81
Aaron Baddeley
1
16
72
72
T89
Luke Donald
2
F
72
72
144
T89
Chesson Hadley
2
F
74
70
144
T89
Harry Higgs
2
F
68
76
144
T89
Ollie Schniederjans
2
F
78
66
144
T89
Gary Woodland
2
F
72
72
144
T89
Cameron Percy
2
17
72
72
T89
Joseph Bramlett
2
14
75
75
T96
Rafa Cabrera Bello
3
F
74
71
145
T96
Matt Every
3
F
71
74
145
T96
Fabián Gómez
3
F
76
69
145
T96
Denny McCarthy
3
F
74
71
145
T96
Adam Schenk
3
F
75
70
145
T96
Roger Sloan
3
F
75
70
145
T96
Brendan Steele
3
F
71
74
145
T96
Brian Stuard
3
F
72
73
145
T96
Vaughn Taylor
3
F
76
69
145
T96
Luke List
3
16
71
71
T96
Mark Anderson
3
15
75
75
T96
Drew Nesbitt
3
15
73
73
T96
Kristoffer Ventura
3
15
72
72
T109
Adam Hadwin
4
F
72
74
146
T109
Russell Henley
4
F
72
74
146
T109
Peter Malnati
4
F
78
68
146
T109
D.A. Points
4
F
75
71
146
T109
Robby Shelton
4
F
74
72
146
T114
Armando Favela
5
F
73
74
147
T114
Aaron Terrazas
5
F
76
71
147
T114
Bo Van Pelt
5
F
74
73
147
T117
Andrew Putnam
6
F
72
76
148
T117
Kevin Stadler
6
F
77
71
148
T117
Santiago Tarrio
6
F
76
72
148
T120
Patrick Cover (a)
7
F
76
73
149
T120
Chez Reavie
7
F
78
71
149
T120
Scott Harrington
7
16
73
73
T123
Wesley Bryan
8
F
78
72
150
T123
Rhein Gibson
8
F
77
73
150
T123
Sebastian Cappelen
8
15
77
77
T126
William Gordon
9
F
75
76
151
T126
Michael Kim
9
F
73
78
151
T126
Marc Leishman
9
F
74
77
151
129
Johnson Wagner
10
F
73
79
152
130
Beau Hossler
12
F
76
78
154
131
Isidro Benitez
13
15
80
80
WD
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
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