Ryan Fox and Robert McIntyre share the lead at the Canadian Open

New Zealanders Ryan Fox And scotch Robert McIntyre It will start on the weekend Tied for the lead at the Canadian Open Golf Championship Which is played at Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ontario.

Yesterday McIntyre signed a card of 66 strokes, 4 of which were under par At the beginning of the day to be the first to reach 130, 10 under par for the tournament. Fox heated up the afternoon and tied with McIntyre at 10-under 64.

The duo is two strokes ahead Joel Dahmen, whose bogey-free 65 on Friday moved him into third place at 8 under. Canadian Mackenzie Hughes Fox pared 64 in today's round and tied at 7 under Andrew Novak (67) and the leader of the first round David Skeens From England (71).

As a strange note, Notably, McIntyre has his father Dougie as his caddy for the first time in a PGA Tour event.

“We're learning as we go… Well, he's learning as we go and I'm trying to stay as calm as possible,” he added. McIntyre said. “When I miss a chance, I try not to get too upset. Yeah, we just try to have as much fun as possible.”

For his part, Fox stated this “This is my first time playing in Canada in about 12 years. I've enjoyed my stay here so far. The golf course suits my game. The grass is similar to what we play at home. Similar old-fashioned golf course, lined with trees.” , which is where I grew up and I hope it stays that way through the weekend.

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Rory McIlroyhe The highest-ranked player among all participants and a two-time Canadian Open champion, He struggled to get to 72, and the Northern Irishman finished with -2.

he The cut for the tournament was even and defending Canadian champion Nick Taylor (+3) was unable to participate at the weekend. Other notables who missed the cut are Cameron Young (+1), Canadians Mike Weir (+1) and Adam Hadwin (+2) and world No. 12 Sahith Thegalla (+5).

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