LIV Golf London outcomes, highlights: Charl Schwartzel pacing subject after Friday’s Spherical 2

The Centurion Golf Membership continued to be tough for golfers throughout Friday’s Spherical 2 motion at LIV Golf London. Solely eight gamers closed the day beneath par after 9 completed there after the primary day of the occasion.

Although many gamers have had points in the course of the first two days of the event, the South African gamers proceed to carry out properly. Two of them prime the leaderboard with 2011 Masters winner Charl Schwartzel main the sector by a large margin.

Schwartzel shot 5 beneath in the course of the first day of the occasion and managed a 4 beneath on Friday to take a 9 beneath rating into the weekend. That is good for a three-stroke lead on the second-place golfer Hennie Du Plessis, who’s the one participant difficult Schwartzel.

Past the 2 South Africans, solely three different gamers are a number of strokes beneath par. They’re Peter Uihlein (-4), Ollie Bekker (-3) and Scott Vincent (-2).

Lurking simply past these rivals is Dustin Johnson. The highest-ranked participant on the LIV Golf tour bought off to a rocky begin and was taking pictures as excessive as 3 over throughout his spherical Friday. Nonetheless, he labored his approach again to even par Friday to present him an opportunity to compete for first ought to Schwartzel journey up on Saturday.

In the meantime, Phil Mickelson struggled immensely on Friday. He shot 1 beneath par within the opening spherical however carded a 5 over on Friday and ranks tied for twenty sixth among the many 48-player subject. Suffice to say that he’s out of rivalry for the win this week.

The Sporting Information tracked Spherical 2 of the LIV Golf London occasion. Beneath are the highlights from Friday’s play in addition to the outcomes for Mickelson and Johnson.

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LIV Golf London leaderboard 2022

Charl Schwartzel led after the primary spherical of LIV Golf London and constructed on his 18-hole lead Friday. He’s taking pictures 9 beneath par for the event and has a three-stroke lead over his countryman Hennie Du Plessis as he appears to be like to turn out to be LIV Golf’s first-ever event winner.

Solely eight gamers are beneath par for the event thus far. Beneath is the complete leaderboard for the event thus far:

Rank Participant Rating
1 Charl Schwartzel -9
2 Hennie Du Plessis -6
3 Peter Uihlein -4
4 Ollie Bekker -3
5 Scott Vincent -2
T6 Dustin Johnson -1
T6 Sam Horsfield -1
T6 Phachara Khongwatmai -1
T9 Branden Grace E
T9 Ryosuke Kinoshita E
T9 Adrian Otaegui E
T12 Louis Oosthuizen +1
T12 Talor Gooch +1
T12 Sergio Garcia +1
T12 Pablo Larrazabal +1
T12 Ian Poulter +1
T17 Justin Harding +2
T17 Ratchanon Chantananuwat +2
T17 Ian Snyman +2
T17 Chase Koepka +2
T21 Jinichiro Kozuma +3
T21 Laurie Canter +3
T21 JC Ritchie +3
T21 Jediah Morgan +3
T21 Wade Ormsby +3
T26 Kevin Na +4
T26 Matt Jones +4
T26 Phil Mickelson +4
T26 Martin Kaymer +4
T26 Travis Smyth +4
T26 James Piot +4
T32 Shaun Norris +5
T32 Graeme McDowell +5
T32 Viraj Madappa +5
T32 Kevin Yuan +5
36 Lee Westwood +6
T36 Richard Bland +7
T37 Sihwan Kim +7
T37 Hideto Tanihara +7
40 David Puig +8
T41 Bernd Wiesberger +9
T41 Oliver Fisher +9
T43 Hudson Swafford +10
T43 Blake Windred +10
T45 Sadom Kaewkanjana +15
T45 Turk Pettit +15
47 Itthipat Buranatanyarat +18
48 Andy Ogletrree +19

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LIV Golf London dwell updates, highlights from Friday’s Spherical 2

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2:12 p.m. — Ratchanon Chantananuwat finishes the day with a par putt. That closes the second spherical of LIV Golf London with Schwartzel up three strokes.

2:09 p.m. — Du Plessis cannot make his birdie putt however converts on a straightforward par to complete at 6 beneath par for the day. Schwartzel makes his to increase his result in three strokes as he’s 9 beneath par by way of two days. That may nearly wrap up motion from Spherical 2 of LIV Golf London.

2:07 p.m. — Each Schwartzel and Du Plessis hit glorious photographs from off the inexperienced to present themselves an opportunity at birdie putts. The 2 South Africans are positioned to compete with each other for the event win on Saturday.

2:03 p.m. — Peter Uihlein finishes his day up with a birdie putt to drop him to 4 beneath par. He’s at the moment 4 again of Schwartzel and alone in third place.

2:02 p.m. — Du Plessis might get bailed out a bit after his wayward second shot. There could also be a short lived immovable object in his approach, so he might get aid on his subsequent shot.

1:59 p.m. — Hennie Du Plessis sends his second shot on the Par 5 even additional left than that of Schwartzel. He could have bother scrambling for par, so Schwartzel ought to have an opportunity to increase his two-stroke lead.

1:56 p.m. — Schwartzel hits his second shot on the Par 5 right into a bunker close to the inexperienced. He could have an opportunity to scramble for par to keep up a lead.

1:53 p.m. — Dustin Johnson cannot fairly end up with a birdie putt. He finally ends up ending even for the day to stay at 1 beneath par for the event,

1:35 p.m. — Louis Oosthuizen made a beautiful-looking putt to proceed pushing the Stingers forward within the crew competitors.

1:04 p.m. — Dustin Johnson could not make a brief birdie putt to overhaul Schwartzel on the leaderboard. “It simply hit one thing and went proper,” Johnson mentioned of the putt.

1:02 p.m. — Scott Vincent continues to maneuver up and down the leaderboard, and he simply double-bogeyed. He strikes down and Ollie Bekker, who birdied after a double bogey, strikes into fifth place.

12:56 p.m. — Dustin Johnson is heating up! He hit one other shot very near the flag and could have an opportunity to get to three beneath and keep away from a tie with Peter Uihlein. 

12:55 p.m. — Stinger GC continues to guide the crew competitors. They’re at 11 beneath over the 2 days of motion whereas the Crushers GB (6 beneath) is in second. The Majesticks (5 beneath) are additionally inside placing distance.

12:53 p.m. — Peter Uihlein drops a shot and rapidly, Dustin Johnson is in a tie for third place.

12:48 p.m. — Schwartzel is ready to make one other birdie to get to 7 beneath for the event. Du Plessis is protecting some stress on him, as he makes a birdie as properly to remain two again of Schwartzel.

12:46 p.m. — Johnson was unable to sink a birdie putt to push him to three beneath. Nonetheless, he’s trending in the fitting route and is actually within the contest with six holes to go on Day 2.

12:45 p.m. —  Neither Schwartzel nor Du Plessis can get lengthy eagle putts to fall on a Par 5. Du Plessis had a 380-yard drive so his lack of ability to make the most of that would show pricey in his race to compete with Schwartzel.

12:32 p.m. — Mickelson’s birdie try scrapes the outlet however does not go down, persevering with his irritating day on the course.

12:31 p.m. — Johnson makes the eagle putt to drop to 2 beneath par. He’s now in a tie for fourth and is 4 photographs behind Charl Schwartzel.

12:25 p.m. — Dustin Johnson simply had a pleasant touchdown on the inexperienced and could have a makeable eagle putt. He’s at even par and will turn out to be the eighth participant to sink beneath par with a robust shot on the inexperienced.

12:22 p.m. — Mickelson has a troublesome shot developing from the tough and on a slope that can place him over the ball. Lefty us at 3 over for the event and is 10 strokes off the lead.

12:11 p.m. — It is a curler coaster for Schwartzel. He simply shanked his tee shot and now must play it from very thick tough.

12:07 p.m. — Wow, Schwartzel makes one other prolonged birdie putt. He’s now 7 beneath par and has a four-strong lead on Du Plessis and Ulhlein.

12:03 p.m. — Mickelson was capable of sink his birdie effort whereas Johnson did the identical. Johnson is again all the way down to even par and is tied for seventh place.

12:02 p.m. — Hennie Du Plessis almost nailed a gap in a single. He shot stopped simply shy of the cup however will give him a straightforward tap-in birdie to place him again inside two of Schwartzel.

12:01 p.m. — Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson each almost made eagles however Johnson’s tailed off to the aspect whereas Mickelson’s skidded previous the outlet. They every have good birdie possibilities which is able to assist to erase a few of their struggles throughout Spherical 2o f the event.

11:55 a.m. — Schwartzel does, certainly, get his shot again. He sinks a easy birdie putt to work his approach again to six beneath for the event. He’s forward of Du Plessis and Uihlein by three strokes.

11:54 a.m. — Ian Poulter and the Majesticks GC are making a run close to the highest of the crew leaderboard. Sam Horsfield and Ian Poulter have them two strokes again of String GC, which has led for a lot of the event so far.

11:49 a.m. — Pablo Larrazabal has gotten to 1 beneath for the event. He’s considered one of eight gamers beneath par proper now and is having a really sturdy spherical.

11:47 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel brings his second shot inside just a few toes of the outlet on a Par 4. That may give him an opportunity to make up his dropped sturdy on the ninth gap.

11:40 a.m. — We’re roughly on the midway level of right now’s motion, as most gamers are by way of 9 holes. Schwartzel continues to carry a two-stroke lead. It is getting windier on the course, too, so there may be loads of intrigue set to play out over the past couple hours of play.

11:36 a.m. — Talking of Schwartzel, he dropped a shot on the ninth gap to drop to five beneath. He nonetheless has a two-stroke lead on Hennie Du Plessis, however the stress is on for him to remain forward.

11:35 a.m. — Ollie Becker is beginning to work his strategy to the highest of the leaderboard. Centurion Golf Membership is his residence course and he’s now at 2 beneath par, three strokes behind the chief Schwartzel.

11:33 a.m. — Schwartzel was out of place on the tough ninth gap and bought onto the inexperienced in three. He’ll have a tough par putt upcoming to remain at 6 beneath for the event.

11:31 a.m. — Branden Grace strikes again beneath par after a pleasant birdie putt. He’s considered one of three South African golfers, and members of Stinger GC, which can be within the prime 8 and are beneath par.

11:25 a.m. — Mickelson saves par on the eleventh. He makes a mid-length putt to take action.

11:24 a.m. — Phil Mickelson clangs one off the flag stick once more after launching a ball into the woods on a Par 3. He continues to be a whiz with the iron, however he might have bother making par on the eleventh gap.

11:17 a.m. — Schwartzel very almost sunk an unbelievable birdie putt round two sprinkler heads. It did not fairly have the fitting line however it was extraordinarily shut and arrange a straightforward par save for him.

11:15 a.m. — Each Mickelson and Johnson miss their birdie makes an attempt. Mickelson has 4 pars and 4 bogeys on the day thus far, as he struggles to seek out constant type.

11:13 a.m. — Horsfield sinks his bride putt to maneuver to 2 beneath par. He is placing collectively among the best rounds of anybody on the course and is simply 4 photographs off the lead. Charl Schwartzel simply hit a ball to the again of the inexperienced, so Horsfield might acquire a shot, as Schwartzel has a tough two-putt upcoming.

11:10 a.m. — Mickelson, Johnson and Horsfield all land on the inexperienced in two photographs on the tenth gap. The trio ought to every have an opportunity to make a birdie.

11:08 a.m. — Schwartzel bought a pleasant bounce off the tee on the eighth gap. He was heading into the tough however his shot got here again into the green.

11:06 a.m. — LIV Golf made an essential announcement throughout its broadcast. Bryson DeChambeau is formally set to affix LIV Golf. Which means he’ll not be taking part in on the PGA Tour.

11:04 a.m. — Schwartzel makes one other par. He’s taking part in steadily and is sustaining a three-shot lead.

11:03 a.m. — Phil Mickelson misses one other putt after curving it across the gap. He’ll drop one other stroke on what’s proving to be a tough day for him. He’s transferring to the again 9 now, the place he performed higher on Thursday in Spherical 1.

10:59 a.m. — Dustin Johnson simply missed making back-to-back birdies. In the meantime, Sam Horsfield drops a stroke to get to 1 beneath par for the event. He’s making a little bit of a transfer and is simply 5 photographs off Charl Schwartzel’s lead. 

10:57 a.m. — Pablo Larrazabal sinks a putt to maneuver to even par. He’s tied for seventh place with different golfers together with Sam Horsfield and Scott Vincent.

10:52 a.m. — Sam Horsfield makes a ravishing second shot from the green into the inexperienced on the Par 4 ninth gap. He landed near the cup whereas Dustin Johnson additionally ran his ball onto the inexperienced. Phil Mickelson discovered the inexperienced too, however he’s a lot farther from the outlet and must navigate an enormous slope on his birdie try.

10:49 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel’s lead continues to develop. He now leads Hennie Du Plessis by three strokes after Schwartzel made a pleasant par save with a mid-length putt and Du Plessis missed a brief one to avoid wasting par.

10:46 a.m. — Branden Grace and Peter Uihlein swap locations on the leaderboard. Uihlein birdies to drop to 2 beneath par whereas Grace bogeys to maneuver to 1 beneath. Uihlein is now tied for third whereas Grace is tied for fifth.

10:43 a.m. — Sam Horsfield makes a handsome birdie putt on the eighth gap. Mickelson follows that up with a pleasant par save to maintain him at 2 over. Horsfield is at even par.

10:40 a.m. — Mickelson’s second shot out of the tough was near-perfect. It careened off the flag stick and bounced off the inexperienced. Nonetheless, he did properly to get it up there and will have the ability to scramble for a par save.

10:36 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel hits one other inexperienced in regulation. He could have an extended birdie putt and with how he is placing, he may get it near the outlet.

10:34 a.m. — Mickelson’s drive off the tee finds the tough. It appears to be like prefer it took a deep dive, so he might want to get an excellent lie to avoid wasting par.

10:29 a.m. — Dustin Johnson cannot make his birdie effort. He ought to make par on the outlet, however he’s now eight photographs off the lead. He’ll must make a transfer over the past 12 holes of right now’s motion to place himself in rivalry.

10:28 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel is purple scorching. He makes one other lengthy birdie putt on a Par 3 to get to six beneath. He’s now forward of Hennie Du Plessis by two strokes whereas Ollie Bekker and Branden Grace lurk 4 strokes behind.

10:25 a.m. — Dustin Johnson, who’s 3 over par on the day, simply hit a pleasant second shot onto the inexperienced. He could have a birdie probability that would assist him generate some constructive momentum after a poor begin.

10:18 a.m. — Phil Mickelson saves bogey after his wayward tee shot. He’s now 1 over par for the event however remains to be actually inside placing distance of Schwartzel.

10:16 a.m. — Strike that — Charl Schwartzel simply nailed an extended birdie putt. That provides him a one-shot lead on Du Plessis at 5 beneath. There are simply six whole gamers beneath par proper now.

10:15 a.m. — Phil Mickelson’s fourth shot was an extended putt from simply off the inexperienced. He will get it near the outlet, however he cannot sink it. He’ll drop at the least a stroke.

10:14 a.m. — Hennie Du Plessis hit a pleasant third shot from off the inexperienced to arrange a pleasant par putt. That ought to maintain him tied for the lead with Charl Schwartzel.

10:08 a.m. — Uh oh. It seems that Phil Mickelson might have hit his ball out of bounds. That might put him in a little bit of bother.

10:07 a.m. — Sergio Garcia, who’s at 1 over par, simply hit a pleasant second shot on a Par 4. He may get again to even par and put himself proper within the thick of rivalry on this transferring day of types.

10:00 a.m. — Three South Africans are actually formally main the sector. Schwartzel and Du Plessis are at 4 beneath every whereas Branden Grace is alone in third. All are members of Stingers GC.

9:56 a.m. — In the meantime, Phil Mickelson had a pleasant pitch from the perimeter and must be set as much as make par on the fifth gap.

9:55 a.m. — Scott Vincent has run into bother on his second gap of the day. He overshot the inexperienced, ended up with tree bother and it got here screaming by way of the inexperienced. It appears to be like like he is on tempo for a double bogey.

9:53 a.m. — Co-leader Hennie Du Plessis hits a ravishing second shot into the inexperienced on his gap. He could have an incredible have a look at birdie to take an outright lead over Charl Schwartzel.

9:52 a.m. — Mickelson’s shot into the Par 3 was the worst of his group. He landed on the perimeter of the inexperienced whereas each Johnson and Sam Horsfield landed in the midst of the inexperienced.

9:50 a.m. — Dustin Johnson lands on the inexperienced on the fifth gap, a 169-yard Par 3. He could have a prolonged birdie putt however must be arrange for a par save.

9:47 a.m. — On the identical gap, Dustin Johnson saves par on a seven-foot putt after touchdown within the tall grass. That is an excellent rating for him on his second gap of the day.

9:45 a.m. — Phil Mickelson as soon as once more sends a putt across the gap, this one a par putt. He’ll faucet it for bogey and transfer again to even par.

9:40 a.m. — Two South Africans — Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen — got here up simply wanting birdie putts however ought to have simple tap-ins for par. One other South African, Hennie Du Plesssis, was capable of make his birdie putt and moved right into a first-place tie with Schwartzel.

9:38 a.m. — Dustin Johnson’s robust begin continues. He hit his second shot from the tall, tall grass and it struck the inexperienced earlier than rolling off. He can save par, however his driver woes are persevering with.

9:36 a.m. — Ian Snyman hit among the best photographs of the day on his first gap. He grazed the flag stick and almost holed out from a distance. He did not, however it was nonetheless a superb method.

9:34 a.m. — Scott Vincent put his Par 3 tee proper close by the flag on his second gap. He could have an excellent have a look at birdie to make up for the bogey he had on his first gap of the day.

9:31 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel bogeys his first gap of the day as Centurion Golf Membership continues to show tough for golfers. He was momentarily tied for the lead with Hennie Du Plessis, however his countryman additionally bogeyed his first gap. So, Schwartzel stays within the lead.

9:28 a.m. — Mickelson’s birdie try skids previous the outlet on the left. He ought to faucet in for par to kickstart his day.

9:25 a.m. — Dustin Johnson bumped into some bother on his first gap. It took him 4 photographs to get to the inexperienced, so he’ll not be beneath par for the event.

9:23 a.m. — Scott Vincent drove his first shot simply into the bushes on the left of the green. He had an angle to get the ball to get to the inexperienced, however he landed it within the bunker. He could have an opportunity to scramble for par from there.

9:22 a.m. — Phil Mickelson’s group began on the third gap. He had a pleasant drive into the green after which landed his second shot on the inexperienced. He’ll have a shot at a birdie.

9:21 a.m. — Hennie Du Plessis hit his first shot of the day on the 492-yard Par 4 into the bushes. He needed to simply punch it out and again into the green, organising an essential third shot into the inexperienced.

9:19 a.m. — Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson are as soon as once more in a bunch collectively together with Scott Vincent, who shot 3 beneath par in Spherical 1. All are inside 4 photographs of Charl Schwartzel’s lead.

9:14 a.m. — The shotgun begin has been signaled. That signifies that Spherical 2 of LIV Golf London is formally underway!

9:12 a.m. — Simply 10 gamers shot beneath par in the course of the first spherical. We’ll quickly see if the golfers can enhance upon their efficiency on their second day at Centurion Golf Membership.

9:08 a.m. — Stinger GC is main the crew competitors going into Spherical 2. They carded a 9 beneath par rating in Spherical 1, due to Charl Schwartzel’s 5 beneath par and Hennie Du Plessis’ 4 beneath. They’ve a six-stroke lead on Crushers GC and Hy Flyers GC, the 2 second-place groups.

8:54 a.m. — LIV Golf is on the point of start the second day of its inaugural event. As soon as once more, all gamers will begin on the course shortly after 9 a.m. ET. Charl Schwartzel at the moment is the chief at 5 beneath par whereas Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson are every at 1 beneath par.

Find out how to watch LIV Golf London

  • Date: Thursday, June 9-Saturday, June 11
  • Dwell stream: LIVgolf.com, DAZN, YouTube, Fb

LIV is selling itself by way of accessibility. LIV Golf London will be watched by way of YouTube, Fb, or the LIV Golf web site all over the world.

LIV Golf says the event “can even be aired dwell on a worldwide roster of main premium and free-to-air broadcasters offering protection in 138 territories all over the world.”

Right here is the entire broadcast information by nation.

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LIV Golf TV schedule 2022

LIV Golf won’t be broadcast on cable TV in america, so streaming is the one choice.

Viewers within the U.Okay. can watch protection on DAZN and Sky.

Date Time (ET) Protection
Thursday, June 9 9 a.m. – finish of play YouTube, Fb, DAZN, LIVgolf.com
Friday, June 10 9 a.m. – finish of play YouTube, Fb, DAZN, LIVgolf.com
Saturday, June 11 9 a.m. – finish of play YouTube, Fb, DAZN, LIVgolf.com

LIV Golf London tee instances and teams

LIV Golf occasions will use a shotgun begin, during which each participant within the subject tees off at about the identical time from totally different holes and completes the course so as from there.

Play is anticipated to start at 9 a.m. ET (2 p.m. native) every day. 

LIV Golf London groups

Groups for LIV Golf occasions are drafted every week by tour-selected captains. This is the lineup for the London cease: 

Group  Captain Participant 2 Participant 3 Participant 4
Crushers Peter Uihlein Richard Bland Phachara Khongwatmai Travis Smyth
Stingers GC Louis Oosthuizen Hennie Du Plessis Charl Schwartzel Branden Grace
Iron Heads Kevin Na Sadom Kaewkanjana Hideto Tanihara Viraj Madappa
Torque GC Talor Gooch Hudson Swafford Adrian Otaegui Andy Ogletree
Fireballs Sergio Garcia David Puig James Piot Jediah Morgan
Hy Flyers Phil Mickelson Justin Harding Ratchanon Chantananuwat Chase Koepka
Majesticks GC Ian Poulter Lee Westwood Sam Horsfield Laurie Canter
Smash GC Sihwan Kim Scott Vincent Jinichiro Kozuma Itthipat Burananatanyarat
Cleeks GC Martin Kaymer Pablo Larrazabal JC Ritchie Ian Snyman
Punch GC Wade Ormsby Matt Jones Ryosuke Kinoshita Blake Windred
Niblicks GC Graeme McDowell Bernd Wiesberger Turk Pettit Oliver Fisher
Aces GC Dustin Johnson Shaun Norris Oliver Bekker Kevin Yuan

Stingers GC led the crew competitors with a mixed rating of 9 beneath after Spherical 1.