Mexico Open at Vidanta R2

Jon Rahm takes 2-shot lead

Mexico Open 2022 R2

April 28 – May 01
Vidanta Vallarta, Vallarta, Mexico
$7,300,000
Round 1, Round 3, Round 4

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes


Spaniard Jon Rahm will take a two-shot lead into the weekend in the Mexico Open at Vidanta after firing eight birdies for a 66 to reach 12-under.


Mexico Open 2022 R2

“The wind makes it a completely different golf course. Yesterday, you know, except the last four holes or so, we enjoyed a wind-free day and you can be a little bit more aggressive with certain shots. Even with a couple longer irons, you’re just comfortable hitting it at the pin because those greens are receptive.”


Mexico Open 2022 R2

“On the other hand,” he continued, “today a couple of the par 5s were shorter, yes, but some holes were playing long, 10 was long, eight was long, nine and 13 were playing very, very difficult. You need to hit some quality shots on those holes. Sixteen and 17, you need to hit great shots to give yourself chances. And even 18, it is a par-5, but it’s not the easiest fairway to hit with that crosswind.

“So I feel like I might be a little bit more satisfied with today’s score than yesterday. Yesterday I felt like I was really under control and relatively speaking stress free, right? Today was a bit more of a grind, but still a really good round of golf.”


Mexico Open 2022 R2

American Alex Smalley shot a 66 to move into second place at 10-under.

Six players are tied for third at 9-under including Patrick Reed who narrowly missed out on a third consecutive birdie at the 18th and had to settle for a 66.


Mexico Open 2022 R2

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