Rory McIlroy shoots 1-over 72 in round one of the Genesis Open
February 15, 2019
- February 15, 2019
Rory McIlroy sinks 22-footer for birdie at Genesis OpenIn the opening round of the 2019 Genesis Open, Rory McIlroy drains a 22-foot putt to make birdie at the par-4 8th hole. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE.
In his first round at the Genesis Open, Rory McIlroy hit 7 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 under for the tournament. McIlroy finished his day tied for 60th at 1 under; J.B. Holmes is in 1st at 8 under; Adam Scott and Jordan Spieth are tied for 2nd at 7 under; and Justin Thomas and Brian Stuard are tied for 4th at 6 under.
On the 503-yard par-5 first hole, McIlroy reached the green in 3 and sunk a sub 1-foot putt for birdie. This moved McIlroy to 1 under for the round.
On the 433-yard par-4 eighth hole, McIlroy reached the green in 2 and sunk a 22-foot putt for birdie. This moved McIlroy to 2 under for the round.
At the 458-yard par-4 ninth, McIlroy got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 3 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved McIlroy to 1 under for the round.
McIlroy got a bogey on the 479-yard par-4 12th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving McIlroy to even-par for the round.