NAPA, California—— Joan Ram Motivated, even if he feels uncomfortable.
The number one Spanish star shot 72 in the first round of the Fortinet Championship on Thursday, with two birdies and two bogeys, which put him far behind the leaders at the Silverado Resort and Spa. .
Ram said: “Given that I haven’t eaten a good meal since Tuesday morning, it’s hard to concentrate.” “My best guess is that it’s a little bit down from this season. Maybe Monday and Tuesday have too much delicious food. The food is just for my stomach.”
Ram began to feel unwell earlier this week and quit the professional/amateur matchup on Wednesday to rest. He said he felt worse than when he tested positive for COVID-19 in June and was forced to withdraw from the memorial after leading six strokes in three rounds.
“Worse,” Ram said. “That Saturday, based on how I felt that day, I couldn’t possibly give you more diagnoses other than a mild cold. I would never guess that it was COVID. So yes, I feel worse now than before. “
After disappointing at the memorial, he won the US Open at Torrey Pines in June, his first Grand Slam championship. He won the Walden Trophy with the lowest average scoring and money championship, and entered the top 10 on 15 occasions.
Ram said he was also motivated by being missed to win the Player of the Year honors. Patrick Cantley, He won the FedEx Cup after defeating Lahm by 1 stroke in the Tour Championship.
“I played amazing golf,” Ram said. “What would happen if something unfortunate didn’t happen, right? I could have won another game and had a chance to compete for a medal. Thinking that it could have been better only inspires me. I know I can get better.”