Webb Simpson finishes with Even-par 71 in first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open
January 30, 2020
- January 30, 2020
In his first round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Webb Simpson hit 8 of 14 fairways and 12 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Simpson finished his day tied for 66th at even par; Wyndham Clark is in 1st at 10 under; Billy Horschel is in 2nd at 8 under; and J.B. Holmes is in 3rd at 7 under.
Simpson hit his tee shot into the fairway bunker, he hit his next shot to the green and got down for bogey on par-4 second. This moved Simpson to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 558-yard par-5 third hole, Simpson hit an approach shot from 256 yards to 11 feet, setting himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Simpson to even-par for the round.
On the 215-yard par-3 seventh, Simpson's his chip went 20 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
At the 192-yard par-3 12th, Simpson hit a tee shot 185 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 9-foot putt for birdie. This moved Simpson to even for the round.
At the 332-yard par-4 17th Simpson hit his tee shot 311 yards to the green. He ended up with a three-putt from 9 feet, closing out the hole with a par. This kept Simpson at even-par for the round.