Lhe Fireballs, the team captained by Spaniard Sergio García, has started LIV Nashville like a shot, the ninth round of the 54-hole league. By team they command the classification, with four shots ahead of the Crushers (-10) of the brand new winner of the US Open, Byrson DeChambeau. On an individual basis, it is the Mexican Abraham Ancer (Fireballs) who leads the tournament with -7 on The Grove course, a design by Greg Norman.

LIV Nashville classification

Day 1

  1. Abraham Ancer (MEX): -7
  2. Tyrrell Hatton (ING): -6
  3. John Catlin (USA): -5
  4. Eugenio Chacarra (ESP): -4
  5. Sebasti�n Mu�oz (COL): -4
  6. Bryson DeChambeau (USA): -4
  7. Sam Horsfield (ING): -4

The event has been very well received, for what it means for the city of Nashville to have a first-class event, and DeChambeau’s presence has contributed to this. His exit from the 1st tee – along with Rahm – was massive. The aforementioned Ancer has started in command, chased one stroke away by Tyrrell Hatton (-6). After him, John Catlin (-5) and then the Spaniard Eugenio L�pez-Chacarra appears, who made his debut in the majors a week ago.

The Madrid native’s performance since overcoming his hip problems has improved a lot, and proof of this was his performance this Friday. His ability to make birdies grows week by week: seven materialized in the first round. There is a lot of tournament left, but at 54 holes it is essential not to start already off the hook. “Identical result,” signed DeChambeau.

Sergio García (-3) also started strong, and whoever gets lost is left out of the fight at the first opportunity. The fourth of the Fireballs, David Puig, is at -2, although there were moments in which he even led with -4 and taking the ball to the green with great ease. Impressive team result. Jon Rahm, who still has discomfort in the foot injury that prevented him from playing in the US Open, began his career at The Grove with a -1 and two final bogeys.

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