LIV Golf LIVE: Leaderboard and Day 2 scores as Dustin Johnson holds on to outright lead at Pumpkin Ridge

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Carlos Ortiz leads Dustin Johnson via one shot after first spherical at LIV Portland

Carlos Ortiz took a one-shot lead into the clubhouse after a gap spherical 67 at Pumpkin Ridge Golfing Membership in the second one invitational match of the Saudi-funded LIV Golfing sequence. He shot five-under par on Thursday and leads 4 Aces GC captain Dustin Johnson heading into the second one day’s play.

Ortiz’s heroics had been sufficient to pull his workforce, Fireballs GC, into fourth position within the workforce pageant after none of his 3 teammates controlled to document ratings below par for the spherical. Johnson’s 4 Aces have the lead on this a part of the development as his ranking mixed with debutant Pat Perez’s 3 below to place their workforce two photographs forward of Stingers GC who gained the workforce pageant at Centurian Membership in LIV Golfing’s inauagral invitational.

Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau, and Patrick Reed had been some of the newest avid gamers to defect from the PGA Excursion and all 3 settled properly into the layout even if the likes of Phil Mickelson, Greame McDowell and former LIV Golfing champion Charl Schwartzel struggled on Day 1.

The fantastic climate prerequisites and available vegetables glance set to supply some other low-scoring day but there stays a perpetual cloud over court cases because of the contentious nature of this riot excursion and a looming courtroom case after 16 avid gamers have threatened the DP International Excursion with criminal motion until their sanctions for competing within the first LIV Golfing match are rescinded.

Observe the entire motion from Day 2 of the second one match of the arguable LIV Golfing sequence under:

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What a putt from the Mexican on 18 to get himself to 8 below and take a proportion of the lead into the clubhouse. It was once a monster putt, proper around the inexperienced and the Ortiz offers it the previous fist pump when the ball drops.

Dustin Johnson has a birdie putt of his personal however he slides it previous and has to accept a par.

Johnson and Ortiz will head into the general spherical at (-8).

Michael Jones2 July 2022 01:46

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Michael Jones2 July 2022 01:42

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Brooks Koepka’s discovered the water at the 18th! He will get unbelievable fortunate as he ball leap within the the Out of Bounds line sooner than touchdown within the splash.

That implies he's most effective penalised one shot as an alternative of 2.

Koepka takes a two-club duration drop and chips the ball with a couple of inches of the outlet. He faucets it house and leaves the outlet with a harm proscribing bogey.

Michael Jones2 July 2022 01:34

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Brooks Koepka responds to Rory McIlroy’s ‘duplicitous’ accusation after LIV Golfing transfer

Brooks Koepka insists Rory McIlroy can “assume no matter he needs” after being accusing of being “duplicitous” for the style by which he joined LIV Golfing.

Koepka, a four-time main winner, will make his debut within the Saudi-backed excursion this week, with the second one 54-hole, 48-man event kicking off in Portland on Thursday with a prize fund of $25 million (£20.4m).

The 32-year-old complained at america Open previous this month that questions at the Saudi-backed excursion had been throwing a “black cloud” over the key.

Whilst Dustin Johnson wired his complete dedication to the PGA Excursion in March sooner than changing into the primary celebrity identify to sign up for Phil Mickelson forward of the inaugural match at Centurion Membership.

Michael Jones2 July 2022 01:27

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As Dustin Johnson tees off on 17 and unearths the correct aspect tough up forward at the inexperienced Brooks Koepka guides house a six foot putt for an eagle!

Koepka is as much as -7 and is now only one shot at the back of the chief. Because it stands he’s making the crowd teeing off at the first gap the following day.

Michael Jones2 July 2022 01:21

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Jinichiro Kozuma ratings a 3 at the fifteenth and strikes up the leaderboard to 4 below. Becoming a member of him there's Justin Harding who has fluctuated between 3 and 4 below for lots of the day however will get again to 4 with a two at the par-3 twelfth.

They’re simply 4 photographs off the lead as Dustin Johnson has bogeyed the sixteenth.

Michael Jones2 July 2022 01:15

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Oh DJ. Simply when it regarded as regardless that he was once stumbling to the end line Dustin Johnson bounces again with a high-quality 3 at the par-4 fifteenth to transport again to nine-under.

He’s were given extra to consider regardless that.

Brooks Koepka is on some other fee with back-to-back birdies and 15 and 16. The American is now simply 4 photographs again and out transparent within the 3rd position.

Michael Jones2 July 2022 01:03

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Michael Jones2 July 2022 00:56

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A fourth birdie of the day for Brooks Koepka on 15 strikes him inside of 4 photographs of the lead now. Bryson DeChambeau may be running his approach up the leaderboard and he’s only one additional again at (-3) after a 3 on the tenth.

Somewhere else, Patrick Reed has joined the three-under pack because the 3rd member of the most recent giant names to make transfer this week.

Martin Kaymer properly located at four-under however he’s dropped a shot. The German could be very a lot in rivalry regardless that with round 4 holes left to play as of late.

Michael Jones2 July 2022 00:53

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Are the wheels coming off for DJ?

Again-to-back bogeys for the chief sees him drop even nearer to Carlos Ortiz who continues on his stable approach with a par on 14.

There’s only one shot setting apart the 2 of them now and 4 holes left to play as of late.

Michael Jones2 July 2022 00:44