Mito Pereira rises to the top of the CJ Cup

The Chilean climbed more than twenty places in the overall tournament standings and was one step away from the Top 20. On Saturday, he will start with a four under par card.

Great second round for Mito Pereira in the CJ Cup. The Chilean turned the page after a Thursday where he couldn’t make a difference and He took four shots in front of the field on Friday . He climbed 21 places in the standings and was seven strokes behind the leaders.

A day when he released his best repertoire. Another example of the level that made him the protagonist of the Shriners Children’s Open and that he had three of the four days of the ZOZO championship in the top positions of the tournament. Now in the second round of the CJ Cup nailed a day of cfive birdies and only one bogey .

Result that installed him in the first positions of the contest, with the fifth highest increase of the day. Mito climbed 21 positions and moved into 23rd place in the standings on Sunday. His -4 still leaves him far from the eleven under par led by Kurt Kitayama and Jon Rahm, but above other important players on the circuit like Collin Morikawa (-3), Matt Fitzpatrick (-3), Justin Thomas (-1) and Hideki Matsuyama (E).

Concretely, the native of Pirque has put consecutive birdies on holes two and three starting out terrific until he ran into a bogey at flag seven. After that, moves would come in holes 12, 15 and 17. Still with cuts for the national golfer.

This Saturday, it will be released at 12:17 p.m. , accompanied by Sam Burns and Viktor Hovland. His first intention will be to break into the top ten, the one he is currently short at seven under par.

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Source: Latercera

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