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Sport He's heating up: Rahm (63) one back at Zozo after turnaround on greens

03:50  25 october  2020
03:50  25 october  2020 Source:   golfchannel.com

Zozo Championship at Sherwood Thursday tee times, TV and streaming info

  Zozo Championship at Sherwood Thursday tee times, TV and streaming info Major golf headlines are typically scarce this time of year. But with an unprecedented November Masters on the horizon, and Tiger Woods in the field at Sherwood Country Club this week for the relocated Zozo Championship, ears are perking up. Woods hasn’t won since he captured…Woods hasn’t won since he captured his record-tying 82nd PGA Tour title last fall in Japan in the inaugural Zozo Championship. That event moved to Sherwood this year, a familiar venue for Woods, because of the global pandemic.

He ’ s 14 under after consecutive rounds of 65. “It's not very difficult,” Thomas said of the 6,898-yard He ’ s in a logjam of players tied for sixth. The Zozo Championship, moved from Japan because of the 12-15 in another pandemic adjustment. “This is all still building up to Augusta,” said Cantlay, a

He would make the putt for birdie. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE. In the opening round of the 2020 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP @ SHERWOOD, Jon Rahm hits his 119-yard approach 14 feet from the cup at the par-5 16th hole.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Jon Rahm’s week at the Zozo Championship turned dramatically after nine holes on Friday. Why? Well, sometimes the only answer is because it can.

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“Just one [putt] dropped and it's like, OK, it's possible to make putts and just keep going,” Rahm said.

For the last two weeks, it didn’t feel like that was possible for the Spaniard, who lost 1.3 shots to the field with the putter on Day 1 and needed 16 putts to cover his first nine holes on Friday.

“If we count [CJ Cup], the last five and a half rounds my putter was absolutely cold, didn't make anything at all,” said Rahm, who ranked near the bottom of the field last week in strokes gained: putting, yet still finished tied for 17th.

Rory McIlroy focused on Zozo Championship, not Masters

  Rory McIlroy focused on Zozo Championship, not Masters THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Rory McIlroy isn’t getting ahead of himself. But that doesn’t mean he’s not thinking about the Masters. How could he not be thinking about the Masters? For one thing, he’s a green jacket away from completing the career Grand Slam. For another, 11 of the 16 questions he took in Wednesday’s zoom press conference ahead of the start of the Zozo Championship at Sherwood dealt with the Masters. “You guys are going to write about Augusta because that’s what people want to hear about, right? You’re catering to what people want to read,” McIlroy said. The world No. 5 wasn’t annoyed at all the Masters questions.

In the opening round of the 2020 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP @ SHERWOOD, Jon Rahm makes a 8-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th hole. PGA TOUR Video. Jon Rahm birdies No. 17 at ZOZO .

In the second round of the 2020 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP @ SHERWOOD, Xander Schauffele lands his 216-yard approach on the green , setting up a two-putt birdie at the par-5 2nd hole. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE.

'Go as low as possible': Rahm talks Sunday mindset after 63

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Rahm said it was a 22-footer for eagle at the par-5 11th hole on Friday that sparked his putting turnaround. Since then he’s 14 under and just a shot off the lead following a third-round 63.

“That eagle that I made just kind of freed me up a little bit, made a couple more putts. And then today those putts on 1 and 2 were really helpful, obviously were key to good momentum and got confidence going,” Rahm said. “Nothing technical at all, though.”

Justin Thomas' putt keeps Dustin Johnson world No. 1 over Jon Rahm .
Justin Thomas birdied his final hole at the Zozo, which was enough to keep Jon Rahm from retaking world No. 1.Thomas birdied the 72nd hole Sunday at the Zozo Championship, joining Rahm in a share of second place for the tournament. That was just enough to keep Rahm from regaining the top spot in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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