Chris Kirk shoots 6-over 77 in round one of the Waste Management Phoenix Open
January 30, 2020
- January 30, 2020
Chris Kirk hit 8 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, finishing at 6 over for the tournament. Kirk finished his day tied for 127th at 6 over; 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.
At the first, 403-yard par-4, Kirk hit his drive into trouble having to take a drop. He hit his next shot to the Unmapped en route to a bogey. This moved Kirk to 1 over for the round.
After a 316 yard drive on the 442-yard par-4 second, Kirk chipped his third shot to 5 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Kirk to 2 over for the round.
At the 428-yard par-4 10th, Kirk got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 7 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Kirk to 3 over for the round.
On the 192-yard par-3 12th, Kirk's tee shot went 171 yards to the right rough and his chip went 25 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 4 over for the round.
On the 553-yard par-5 15th hole, Kirk reached the green in 3 and sunk a 12-foot putt for birdie. This moved Kirk to 3 over for the round.
On the 332-yard par-4 17th, Kirk had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Kirk to 4 over for the round.
Kirk got a double bogey on the 442-yard par-4 18th, getting on the green in 4 and two putting, moving Kirk to 6 over for the round.