The surreal story of the day was led by an amateur, who stole a stick from Rory McIlroy.
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The vizcano Jon rahm, leader of the world golf classification, completed in 65 strokes his second round of the course of The Renaissance Club, in the town of North Berwick, which these days hosts the Scottish Open.
The 26-year-old Basque golfer has improved his performance compared to Thursday’s matchday, in which he presented a 66-impact card, with his head also on the ball. British Open which starts next week at the Royal St George’s.
This Friday he lowered his registration. He signed 65 shots, six below par from the field. Jon rahm He had eight birdies and two bogeys.
With those numbers and a cumulative 131 strokes, he is projected as a leader after concluding the second day of competition at the Scottish Open.
A surreal ‘robbery’
The norirlands golfer Rory McIlroy He experienced an unusual episode when a spectator snatched one of his clubs from him for some warm-up swings.
The individual took advantage of a chat between McIlroy, the champion of the US Open Jon rahm and the american Justin thomas at the beginning of the 10th hole to snatch the stick from the norirlands.
In the videos broadcast on social networks, the spectator is seen approaching the golfer’s bag and taking a club, before executing some movements before McIlroy’s astonished gaze.
The man was eventually escorted by a security officer after returning the stick to McIlroy’s caddy, Harry Diamond.
The Scottish Open is the first tournament to be held after the restrictions imposed by the covid-19 pandemic were relaxed, allowing spectators to return to sporting events.