Jason Kokrak, Paul Casey share lead after day one of LIV Golf Mayakoba
LIV Golf League’s second season got underway Friday with the first round at Mayakoba in Mexico.
Smash GC’s Jason Kokrak fired an opening-round bogey-free 6-under 65 to earn himself the 18-hole co-lead. Crushers GC’s Paul Casey, the other player at 6 under, used eight birdies to also get to the top of the leaderboard.
Peter Uihlein, Carlos Ortiz and Talor Gooch all sit a 4 under, two shots back. Five players, including Dustin Johnson, are 3 under and three back. Cameron Smith is 2 under after day one while Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau opened with rounds of 1 over.
Thomas Pieters, the newest member of LIV Golf, shot a 5-over 76.
The shot of the day was delivered from Casey.
.@paul_casey from 72 feet out! 😳#LIVGolf @crushers_gc pic.twitter.com/9g3FKkncTi
— LIV Golf (@livgolf_league) February 24, 2023