Archived the first round of play on the course of the Oakdale Golf & Country Club in Toronto, Canada, theater of the RBC Canadian Open, one of the most traditional tournaments on the PGA Tour, so much so that it is the third oldest tournament still today on the calendar, behind only the US Open and Open Championship.
RBC Canadian Open, results
After the first 18 holes, four players share the lead: they are the landlord Corey Conners, absolutely one of the most eagerly awaited men, the Englishman Aaron Rai and the two Americans Justin Lower and Chesson Hadley.
For all of them the score reads -5, although the ways to get there have been very different. If Conners had a very solid day, filing 18 holes with 5 birdies and no bogey, Rai's road was much more tortuous: a total of nine birdies served him to remedy the tremendous sequence between hole 3 and hole 5, where he ran into a bogey and a double bogey.
The eagle at the 18 for Lower was exceptional, a hole where Hadley had to give up a shot. The chasing group is very large: the players with a score of -4 are in fact nine, among which the names of Matt Fitzpatrick, S.H. Kim and Mark Hubbard.
Slightly muted start for the big favorite and reigning double champion Rory McIlroy, who had to settle for a round in -1 which takes him to 37th place. Toronto is a city in extreme southeastern Canada, the capital of the province of Ontario and the most populous center of Canada with its 2 794 356 inhabitants (6 202 225 in the metropolitan area..
Toronto, Canada's economic engine, is together with Montreal the best-known city in the North American country in the world, followed by Ottawa. Characteristic of the city is to be one of the most multicultural in the world, with about 36% of the inhabitants of non-Canadian origin.
To give an idea of this, just think that the 911 (emergency telephone number) in Toronto is equipped to answer in over 150 languages. The third largest community is made up of Italians, who have made a huge contribution to the development of this country.
It is estimated that there are more than 500,000 people of Italian origin residing in Toronto. The first neighborhood where the Italians settled was that of College, later they moved to Saint Clair called with the additional name of Corso Italia since 1988.
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