Mexico Open at Vidanta | Final Round
VALLARTA, México - World No. 2 Jon Rahm holds the 54-hole lead/co-lead for the seventh time in his career and is 1-for-6 to date converting to victory. Previously, he did so at the 2020 Memorial Tournament presented by Workday.
In his 14th start this season, first-year PGA TOUR member Kurt Kitayama seeks first PGA Tour victory and second Top-10 finish. The Mexico Open is his best outing since finishing third at the 2020 Honda Classic.
Each of Cameron Champ’s three victories have come when he was inside the Top-four following 54-holes.
Alvaro Ortiz (T30/-6) is best of the three Mexican players after 54 holes (Abraham Ancer (T-35/-5, Carlos Ortiz (T-58/-3)
Stephan Jaeger (T13) makes back-to-back eagles for the first time in his TOUR career; marks second player this season
Mexico Open | Leaderboard After 54 Holes
Jon Rahm 64-66-68—198 (-15)
Kurt Kitayama 64-70-66—200 (-13)
Cameron Champ 67-66-67—200 (-13)
Nate Lashley 69-68-64—201 (-12)
Patrick Rodgers 66-69-66—201 (-12)
Davis Riley 69-65-67—201 (-12)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
Mexico Open | Tournament Facts
COURSE: Vidanta Vallarta near Puerto Vallarta, México
ARCHITECT: Greg Norman (2015)
YARDS/PAR: 7,456 yards/Par 71
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $7,300,000/$1,314,000
DEFENDING CHAMPIONS: New event on Tour schedule
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 500
TV COVERAGE: Today’s coverage is set for 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00 to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Today’s ESPN+ streaming runs from 8:30am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Sunday’s final round coverage on Sirius XM Radio runs from 1:00 to 6:00pm (ET) or completion of event. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
VALLARTA: Local time is Central time, one hour behind Eastern Daylight time.
Mexico Open | The Basics
Mexico Open Tee Times start today at 8:35am (ET) and go to 1:00pm (ET).
Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures rising from 69-to-79 degrees. Only a 2% chance of rain.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post at 12 Noon (ET) on Monday.
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Inside the Field (PGATourCom)
Mexico Open - Tee Times and Leaderboard
Tee Times: (link)
What They’re Saying
Rahm Takes Two Share Lead at Mexico Open (ESPNCom)
In Pursuit of Jon Rahm (PGATourCom)
How to Watch Mexico Open Today (Golf Week/USA Today)
Stricker Returns to Champions Tour, Shares Lead (PGATourCom)
On This Day in Golf History
May 1, 1972 - Chi Chi Rodriguez won the Byron Nelson Classic on the first hole of a sudden death playoff with Billy Casper at the Preston Trails Golf Club in Dallas. The title is the sixth PGA Tour Championship for Rodriguez. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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