The Mexican Ancer did not miss the opportunity to talk about the role that Lorena Ochoa played in her great performance on the PGA Tour
Abraham Ancer is in the lead at the Augusta Masters after 36 holes at -9 under par and put the Mexican flag at the top of the board at Augusta National, in this regard, after a round of 67 strokes and -5 on the day , the Tamaulipas golfer recapitulated what was his second day at the legendary course.
“I started my round with bogey, but I told myself that the best rounds sometimes start with bogey, a lot of patience. I hit the irons well. I birdied 12, then 14 and there I calmed down a bit. I played solid, I had shots with the driver that I did not like at all that I missed on the right, but I saved the shots well, “he said at a press conference.
The ‘Turk’ did not miss the opportunity to thank the impulse that was Lorena Ochoa, former world number one, for his career, as well as the victory of Carlos Ortiz at last week’s Vivint Houston Open at the PGA Tour.
“Lorena Ochoa motivated me to get here. It opened my eyes and showed me that we can. Carlos last week as well and he pushed me a lot. Mexican and Latino golf is growing and I hope the number of Mexicans in PGA Tour“, I add.
Meanwhile, on his Twitter account, Ancer wrote his feelings about his second official day in Augusta National and the -9 that has it at the top of the score.
“So far an incredible experience in my first Masters! It will be an unforgettable weekend in Augusta National. -9 after 36 holes, “the one from Tamaulipas said on Twitter.
Ancer is tied for the lead with Cameron Smith, Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas, who are also -9 after two days of activity. The defending champion, Tiger Woods, marches, thus far, in 20th place with a -4 card to hole nine in his second round.
With 135 strokes after two days, the Mexican secured his place at the weekend in Augusta National and will seek his first victory in the PGA Tour when trying to reach the ‘Green Jacket’.