'Great conditions' gives encouragement to Caribbean leader Rajendranath

By Sports Desk May 16, 2019

Talin Rajendranath, the Caribbean’s highest finishing player on day one of the BMW Jamaica Classic, believes conditions were ideal for good golf on day one of the tournament.

The Trinidad and Tobago native, who turned pro last October, finished with 70, five strokes behind the day one leaders Tom Whitney, Hunter Hamrick and Stephen Thomas who were tied for the lead. 

Rajendranath had somewhat of a slow start on the back nine but picked up momentum on the front, which he hopes to take into tomorrow.  On the back nine he bogeyed the 13th and 14th holes, scoring a birdie and the 11th and 17th.  He shot birdies on the third, 5th on 6th holes on the front nine but registered a bogey on the 7th.

“It’s been good.  I struggled on the backend a little bit but I came back nicely on the front.  Even par on the back got some three birdies on the front,” Rajendranath told SportsMax.tv.

   “Unfortunately, I made a bogey coming in but really good conditions out there, I love the course and I look forward to tomorrow.”

 

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