Mullinax Leads Puerto Rico, Poulter In Contention

To open up a lead of one-shot, Trey Mullinax made a blemish-free 63 in the event Puerto Rico Open, Ian Poulter is also in the tournament and he too has a strong start in the tournament.


To set the target of clubhouse ahead if DA Points, Mullinax posted nine birdies.

On the other hand, Poulter has two holes to compete as was five strokes off the pace. The weather then changed and because of the threat of lightning, the game was suspended at 5.06pm local time. The game was scheduled to resume in the 7am next day morning. Starting on the back nine, Trey birdied three holes in his opening and then got another at the 15th. With this score he reached to the position 32. The player then got gains back-to-back from the first and then two more from the fourth to extend the advantage, at the seventh the player got another big hit draining a 15-footer to save par at the last.

Mullinax said, “Hitting the ball like I did, I feel I’ve been playing really well”. “At one point of time, I felt like I have been hitting the ball well, it was not scoring. But, today I not only hit the ball well, but also got some good results as well.”

On the other hand, Poulter played the seventh hole till the siren sounded, the fellow Englishman Andrew “Beef” Johnston has two holes to compete on the day. Ireland player Seamus Power score was 13 holes and he was two under after 13 holes, before the play of the day got over.

Poulter said, β€œThe field is good and anyone would love to play with this type of field. Trey has done really well and has given a tough competition to all the players.”

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