Joost Luiten is approaching the top ten in the highly competitive WGC-Mexico Championship. The 33-year-old golfer from Bleiswijk, the netherlands came to a round of 67 strokes (four under par) and is now thirteenth.
Lutes came on the greens of the Chapultepec Golf Club, and less than six birdies, against two bogeys. He is now on a total of 138 strokes.
The American Dustin Johnson took over after a round of 67 to lead the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy. Johnson has after two days of 131 strokes behind his name. McIlroy follows with 133, just as the American Matt Kuchar.
Luiten was on the day of the opening arrived after 71 turns. Thus he shared 25th place with, among others, Tiger Woods. The American did it on a Friday even better (66) and climbed up to the shared eighth place.
The South-Hollander performed particularly mid-point of its circulation well, with four birdies in a row. “Four under par for the day was just very good,” says Luiten on his website. “Tomorrow something more fairways hit and then there is again a good score in.”
The tournament in Mexico is part of the European Tour. For the winner is a cheque of 1.5 million euro is ready.