Russell Henley 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, Russell Henley hit 10 of 14 fairways and 11 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Henley 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.
On the par-4 14th, Henley's 163 yard approach to 14 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Henley to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 553-yard par-5 15th hole, Henley hit an approach shot from 97 yards to 12 feet, setting himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Henley to even-par for the round.
On the 558-yard par-5 third, Henley had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Henley to 1 under for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Henley hit his next to the right rough and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 453-yard par-4 ninth. This moved Henley to even for the round.