Colt Knost shoots 1-under 70 in round one of the Waste Management Phoenix Open
January 30, 2020
- January 30, 2020
In his first round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Colt Knost hit 11 of 14 fairways and 12 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 under for the tournament. Knost finished his day tied for 46th at 1 under; 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.
After a 286 yard drive on the 442-yard par-4 second, Knost chipped his third shot to 5 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Knost to 1 over for the round.
On the 558-yard par-5 third hole, Knost reached the green in 3 and sunk a 19-foot putt for birdie. This moved Knost to even-par for the round.
On the 183-yard par-3 fourth, Knost's his chip went 21 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
At the 215-yard par-3 seventh, Knost hit a tee shot 192 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 16-foot putt for birdie. This moved Knost to even for the round.
At the 192-yard par-3 12th, Knost hit a tee shot 189 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 22-foot putt for birdie. This moved Knost to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 558-yard par-5 13th hole, Knost hit an approach shot from 95 yards to 3 feet, setting himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Knost to 2 under for the round.
Knost got a bogey on the 490-yard par-4 14th, getting on the green in 4 and one putting, moving Knost to 1 under for the round.