Joaquín Niemann returned with everything to the PGA Tour. The Chilean golfer, who has just achieved two runner-ups in a row -Sentry Tournament and Sony Open-, had a great premiere at the Genesis Invitational.
The national finished with a score of -4, finishing the first round as the second best player of the morning shift. It is located in place T4, just three shots behind the leader, American Sam Burns (-7).
And before starting the tournament, Niemann did not shrink when asked if he considered himself one of the best players in the world.
“I feel like I’m playing my best golf and, for me, I’m one of the best golfers in the world. I need to have confidence in myself and know that if I play at my best level I can win anywhere,” said the Talagante native.
In addition, the 28th of the PGA ranking explained the reasons for a month without playing: “I wanted to go back to see my family and friends. I think it was the right decision, because I had a great time in Chile, then I was in Jupiter (Florida) with my coach and I feel ready to go back to racing “
The Creole will continue his participation this Friday at 5:05 p.m. in our country.