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Golf roundup: Patton Kizzire's six birdies in a row push him into OHL Classic lead

Golf roundup: Patton Kizzire's six birdies in a row push him into OHL Classic lead

Patton Kizzire carried some momentum from last week in Las Vegas by running off six straight birdies in the middle of his round Thursday for a career-low nine-under-par 62 and a two-shot lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

Rickie Fowler, playing for the first time since the Presidents Cup on Oct. 1, showed little rust in opening with a 65.

Kizzire closed with a 64 last Sunday in Las Vegas to tie for fourth, his best finish in more than a year in his bid to finally win on the PGA Tour. Playing in the first group out at El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, he finished the front nine with two birdies and started the back nine with four in a row.

His only...

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