Thursday, 12 April 2018
Day 1 in numbers: Open de Espana  (Getty Images)
Day 1 in numbers: Open de Espana (Getty Images)

The best facts and figures from the opening round of the Open de Espana.

1912 - The first year the Open de Espana was played with this week the 91st staging of the event.

25 - Spanish golfers are in the field this week including two amateurs. 

2 - Players teed it up in Madrid after completing over the weekend at the Masters, Jon Rahm and Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

4 - World ranking of Jon Rahm, the highest ranked player in the field this week

11 - Players recorded opening rounds of 67 including Spanish amatuer Carlos Pastor, student of the Golf and University program in Malaga.

08:55 - The tee time for the morning feature group of defending Champion Andrew Johnston, Jon Rahm and Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

307 -Jon Rahm's average driving distance (in yards), the longest on Day One;

89 - Percentage of greens the Spanish star hit, the best of the field.

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4.51 - The average score on the par five eighteenth, the easiest hole on Day One.

-6 - The lead after the first round shared by Scot Marc Warren and Irishman Paul Dunne.

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1RAHM, JonESP18-20
2DUNNE, PaulIRL18-18
3ELVIRA, NachoESP18-17
4COETZEE, GeorgeRSA18-16
T5WARREN, MarcSCO18-15

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