Chase Seiffert putts himself to a 6-under 66 in first round of the American Express
January 16, 2020
- January 16, 2020
In his first round at the American Express, Chase Seiffert hit 10 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Seiffert finished his day tied for 6th at 6 under with Cameron Davis, Russell Knox, Roger Sloan, Tyler Duncan, Tom Hoge, Adam Schenk, and Andrew Landry; Zac Blair and Grayson Murray are tied for 1st at 8 under; and Scottie Scheffler, Rickie Fowler, and Hank Lebioda are tied for 3rd at 7 under.
On the 405-yard par-4 10th hole, Chase Seiffert reached the green in 2 and sunk a 21-foot putt for birdie. This moved Chase Seiffert to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to left rough on the par-5 11th, Seiffert hit his 89 yard approach to 5 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Seiffert to 2 under for the round.
At the 165-yard par-3 17th, Seiffert hit a tee shot 147 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 10-foot putt for birdie. This moved Seiffert to 3 under for the round.
On the 435-yard par-4 18th hole, Seiffert reached the green in 2 and sunk a 15-foot putt for birdie. This moved Seiffert to 4 under for the round.
On the par-4 seventh, Seiffert's 101 yard approach to 11 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Seiffert to 5 under for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 445-yard par-4 ninth hole, Seiffert had a 176 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Seiffert to 6 under for the round.