Hayes can appreciate shape he’s in

By on December 30, 2019

first_img Justin Rose had a hole-in-one in his 1-under 70 in the first round in Sotogrande, Spain, and is one shot ahead of Padraig Harrington in the Order of Merit race.Graeme McDowell led with a 3-under 68. Paul McGinley of Ireland was one stroke back.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! From news services J.P. Hayes is feeling better about his health than the last time he was in these parts on the PGA Tour. And thanks to a 7-under-par 65 Thursday at Lake Buena Vista, Fla., his prospects for keeping his card are good, too. Hayes had a one-shot lead in the Children’s Miracle Network Classic. Hayes is No. 123 on the money list with a $16,599 lead. This is the last event of the PGA Tour season. Cameron Beckman raced to a bogey-free 66 on the Magnolia course. He was joined by Scott Verplank and Ryuji Imada, who played the Palm Course. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Hayes, 42, was far more worried about his heart this spring. He was outside Tampa in March when he felt heart palpitations during the PODS Championship. He was taken to a hospital overnight, wondering if he had suffered a stroke. After days of tests at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, doctors diagnosed him with vaso-vagal syncope, in which his blood pressure drops when it should be rising. Singapore Open Australia’s Gavin Flint and Kane Webber and Jin Park of the United States upstaged the big names, shooting 5-under 66s to share the first-round lead. Flint and Webber both had five birdies in bogey-free rounds, and the South Korean-born Park had six birdies and a bogey to top the leaderboard ahead of players such as Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh and Ernie Els. Mickelson was at 3 under. Volvo Masters last_img read more

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