Valero Texas Open: Si Woo Kim in lead after 6-under 66; Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler lurking

first_imgSi Woo Kim is in the solo lead at the Valero Texas Open after shooting a 6-under 66 in Round 1 action.Kim got off to a good start, but truly closed it out well as he birdied five of his last eight holes. Masters 2019: Tiger Woods’ outfit revealed, brings back memorable top Spieth had some trouble closing out his round as well, but a birdie at the par-4 17th got him back to two shots back of Kim.Pure [email protected] moves to 4-under.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/EMprJhY6z5— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) April 4, 2019Matt Kuchar is one shot back of Spieth and Fowler at 3 under while Jim Furyk is at 2 under.Caddie loves it.Player loves it.Matt Kuchar is tied for the lead @ValeroTXOpen.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/C5snMTN32A— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) April 4, 2019Elsewhere on the course, Tony Finau and Martin Kaymer are at even par while Billy Horschel is at 1 over. The finish gave him a one-shot lead over several golfers at 5 under and puts him two clear of Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler who finished their days at 4 under.Fowler was one shot back until his second-to-last hole at the eighth when he tallied a bogey at the par 5. Related News A good start though put him in position to climb toward the top of the leaderboard.“It’s always nice to get out and make some birdies early, shake off some rust,” Fowler told reporters, via Golf Week. “Happy with where we’re at going into tomorrow, but also looking forward to the weekend with some work to do tomorrow as well as how I feel about the game going into next week. So really only one blemish, the tee shot on our 17th hole, No. 8, but other than that, solid day of golf and some good work.”last_img

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