Collins expected to be available for Clare Qualifier

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WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational: Matthew Fitzpatrick moves into lead heading into weekend

first_imgA day after Jon Rahm tied a career best to take control at the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, another young professional used a career best to overtake him.Matthew Fitzpatrick moved into first place (9 under) after carding a 6-under 64. He climbed 12 spots up the leaderboard and has a two-stroke lead over the rest of the field. Fitzpatrick’s round was highlighted by four consecutive birdies at the start, and he had just one hiccup with a bogey on the par-3 8th hole.He finished with seven total birdies. Related News British Open champion Shane Lowry withdraws from St. Jude Invitational Rory McIlroy tells Shane Lowry: British Open win ‘is a life-changer’ Two birdies in a row.18-hole leader @JonRahmPGA is back within two strokes of the @WGCFedEx lead. pic.twitter.com/fUHMlgGvn9— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 26, 2019Horschel had the best round of the bunch in contention and used an eagle on the par-5 3rd hole to jump up the standings. He carded 4-under 66 on the day.Shugo Imahira sits in sixth place (6 under) all by himself and a sizable tie for seventh place (5 under) is highlighted by Justin Rose, Brooks Koepka and Bubba Watson. WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational: Jon Rahm in control with 3-stroke lead after Round 1 🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦@MattFitz94 was in a zone today @WGCFedEx. #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/BNq4kR0c8e— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 26, 2019Close behind Fitzpatrick in second place (7 under) is the 18-hole leader, Rahm. He’s joined by Patrick Cantlay, Cameron Smith and Billy Horschel.After a mistake-free first round, Rahm had four bogeys Friday. He did finish with back-to-back birdies on the 16th and 17th holes to stay close to the front.last_img read more