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Westwood and Fisher share lead as McIlroy defies illness in Mexico

Westwood and Fisher share lead as McIlroy defies illness in Mexico

The leaders are one stroke ahead of McIlroy, who showed no ill-effects in his first appearance since suffering a rib injury at the BMW SA Open in January although he admitted he was not feeling 100 per cent due to a stomach complaint. - McIlroy describing the stomach issues he suffered prior to the opening round. "I didn't get much sleep; I was pretty much up from three o'clock" The Guardian quoted him as saying.

The four-time major victor was reported to be under the weather in the build-up to the event, but still signed put together an encouraging round on a day when veteran Englishman Lee Westwood and the equally mature Phil Mickelson returning to form to piece together classy rounds as they finished one ahead of McIlroy at four under at the top of the leaderboard.

Westwood was six-under through 16 holes, but finished with back-to-back bogeys to fall into the group. "So if you were asked, of course you would go out and respect it". "So it was good".

Then, a photo emerged of McIlroy playing golf with Trump.

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is at 1 under after a shaky day on the greens.

World number three Rory McIlroy is a shot further back after a 68. Johnson birdied two of his last four holes to finish one under.

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No one has really noticed McIlroy missing because so many top players are winning.

Rory McIlroy leaned over and rested his hand on the top of his driver. Sharing the lead with four others in the WGC-Mexico Championship, Lee Westwood and Phil Mickelson took advantage of a course that emphasizes creative shot-making and positioning over power.

The four-time major victor then drove into a greenside bunker on the short par-four first hole and got up and down for birdie to reach two under par, while Johnson ran up a double bogey after hitting his tee shot out of bounds. It is easily the highest elevation they will see on the PGA Tour this season. After a winter break, he lost to Graeme Storm in a playoff in South Africa. I thought I hit the ball well, hit a lot of great iron shots, had a lot of good looks.

"Obviously I didn't score very well at all", Johnson said.

"Let's say I hit it 170 here, if I want to get a little more out of it, I can get 10-to-15 more yards, I can hit it 180, 185".

First, there was an interview with the Sunday Independent in Ireland in which the 27-year-old from Northern Ireland said he resented how the Olympics forced him to choose whether to represent Ireland or the United Kingdom and it reached a point that it wasn't worth the trouble going to Rio.


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