Horsfield, Rodriguez Share First-Round Lead at BMW International Open

Sam Horsfield
Sam Horsfield on the 11th tee during the second round of The BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried on June 25, 2021 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Andrew Redington via Getty Images)

Sam Horsfield and Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez posted 64s and will enter Friday’s second round of the BMW International Open with a one shot lead.

England’s Horsfield finished with a bogey-free scorecard which included six birdies and one eagle to reach 8-under par, alongside the Spaniard whose round included two eagles and seven birdies against three bogeys.

Japan’s Masahiro Kawamura, Irishman Niall Kearney, and Aussie Wade Ormsby were tied for third on 7-under 65.

A third Englishman, Andrew Johnston, headlined a group of five more players deadlocked on 6-under par.

Tournament headliners, Bernd Wiesberger (67) and Viktor Hovland (68), were three and four off the pace, respectively.


2021 BMW International Open


Round-1 Leaderboard: Top-10

Pos-Player-To Par (Rd 1)
1. Sam Horsfield -8 (64)
1. Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez -8 (64)
3. Masahiro Kawamura -7 (65)
3. Niall Kearney -7 (65)
3. Wade Ormsby -7 (65)
6. Andrew Johnston -6 (66)
6. Min Woo Lee -6 (66)
6. JC Ritchie -6 (66)
6. Adrien Saddier -6 (66)
6. Pablo Larrazabal -6 (66)


Material from the European Tour Communications was used to compile this report.


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