Checklist of firsts for the 2019-20 PGA TOUR season
September 16, 2019
By Staff, PGATOUR.COM
- September 16, 2019
Joaquin Niemann wins by six at The Greenbrier
The first tournament of the 2019-20 PGA TOUR season is in the books, with 20-year-old Joaquin Niemann the first winner after claiming A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier on Sunday.
By the way, Niemann was the first player from Chile to win a TOUR event.
Here’s a look at some other firsts of the season, according to ShotLink:
FIRST TEE SHOT: Sangmoon Bae (1st hole, 7:15:04 a.m. ET, Round 1)
FIRST 300-YARD DRIVE: Sangmoon Bae (1st hole, 324 yards, hit fairway, Round 1)
FIRST 400-YARD DRIVE: Sepp Straka (411 yards, 6th hole, 4:12:53 p.m. ET, Round 1)
FIRST EAGLE: Anirban Lahiri (12th hole (his third), 7:56 a.m. ET, Round 1)
FIRST BIRDIE: Joaquin Niemann (1st hole, 7:25:37 a.m. ET, Round 1)
FIRST PAR: Anirban Lahiri (10th hole (his first), 7:25:08 a.m. ET, Round 1)
FIRST BOGEY: Sangmoon Bae (2nd Hole, 7:41:07 a.m. ET, Round 1)
FIRST PLAYER WITH MULTIPLE EAGLES IN A ROUND: Sebastian Munoz (Round 3). Made eagle on 12th hole at 1:08:21 p.m. ET and a second eagle on 17th hole at 2:15:16 p.m. ET.
FIRST APPROACH SHOT INSIDE 10 FEET: Morgan Hoffmann (7:36:07 a.m. ET, 2nd hole, 4 feet, 11 inches, Round 1)
FIRST MADE PUTT OUTSIDE 10 FEET: Joaquin Niemann (1st Hole, birdie, 21 feet, 8 inches, 7:25:37 a.m. ET)
FIRST PLAYER TO FINISH A ROUND: Alex Cejka (11:36 AM ET, shot even par in Round 1)
FIRST HOLE-IN-ONE: Sungjae Im (15th Hole, 4:42:44 p.m. ET, Round 1)
Shot of the Day
Sungjae Im's ace is the Shot of the Day
FIRST SUB-60 ROUND: Kevin Chappell (59, Round 2)
Kevin Chappell's 59 at The Greenbrier 2019