Amer-Ari Invitational: Jon Rahm and Cheng-Tsung Pan tied for early lead
Jon Rahm picked up right where he left off.
finishing T-5 at the PGA Tour's Waste
Phoenix Open Feb. 1, the Arizona
State junior shot a flawless 7-under 65 at the
Ari Invitational on Thursday. Rahm, No. 45 in
the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, is
for the individual lead with Washington senior
Tsung Pan, whose 65 was also bogey-free. Pan
1 in the rankings.
Each player recorded one eagle and five
on the 7,074-yard Waikoloa Kings' Course in
Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.
USC leads the team event after firing a 12-
276 in the first round. The Trojans, No. 15 in the
team rankings, were led by sophomore Rico
the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year in 2014. He
bogey-free 4-under 66 and is solo third. Arizona
State and Washington are tied for second one
behind USC. Stanford is another shot back at
while a plethora of teams sit in a tie for fifth,
including Auburn, Oregon, Oregon State and
Tech at 280.
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54 hole men's college tournament hosted by the
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