Players Championship: Tommy Fleetwood and Kegan Bradley share lead at Sawgrass


Tommy Fleetwood made seven birdies in a bogey-free spherical
Avid gamers Championship spherical one leaderboard
-7T Fleetwood (Eng), Ample Bradley (US);-6Byeong-hun An (Kor), B Harman (US);-5R McIlroy (NI), V Taylor, R Moore (every US);-4R Sabbatini (Svk), JT Poston, Ample Stanley, Ample Kisner (all US)
Chosen others:-3M Wallace, I Poulter (every Eng), D Johnson (US);-2T Woods (US), R Knox (Sco), M Fitzpatrick (Eng);+2J Rose (Eng),+3D Willett (Eng)

England’s Tommy Fleetwood hit a seven-under 65 to half the lead of the Avid gamers Championship with Keegan Bradley after spherical one at Sawgrass.

Fleetwood, 28, struck six birdies in his closing nine holes, coming home in 30 footage, one off the match chronicle.

American Bradley made six birdies, an eagle and a bogey in Florida.

They’re one shot earlier than South Korea’s Byeong-hun An and American Brian Harman, with Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy a stroke further motivate.

McIlroy made a bogey-free 67 and is in a tie for fifth with American citizens Vaughn Taylor and Ryan Moore.

“I played the truth is effectively all day other than I hit a wretched tee shot on 14 and obtained away with it,” Fleetwood advised Sky Sports.

“The route doesn’t create you feel very glad at all, you are constantly a semi-noxious shot from struggling to create par. It be one of many lessons that is the final sign in golf.

“I’ve played effectively here in the previous and if I power it effectively that is a broad key for me. Driving is a strength for me in total and while you establish it in play the entire time in well-liked you might maybe perchance possess a monumental help.”

Englishmen Matt Wallace and Ian Poulter every carded a three-under 69, alongside world number 1 Dustin Johnson and Spaniards Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia.

Tiger Woods is a shot leisurely on two under, level with Scotland’s Russell Knox, England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick and Australian valuable winners Jason Day and Adam Scott.

The 14-time valuable champion, who withdrew from the unique Arnold Palmer Invitational with a neck stress, had an erratic spherical of 70, hitting six birdies and four bogeys.

World number two Justin Rose is on two over, alongside compatriot Tyrell Hatton and American citizens Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler.

Danny Willet is a stroke further motivate, whereas Paul Casey struggled, hitting a six-over 78.

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