Hudson Swafford putts well 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, Hudson Swafford hit 4 of 14 fairways and 17 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Swafford finished his day tied for 8th at 5 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.
Hudson Swafford got a bogey on the 442-yard par-4 second, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Hudson Swafford to 1 over for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the native area, Swafford hit his next to the left side of the fairway reaching the green on his third shot and saving birdie on the par-5 third. This moved Swafford to even-par for the round.
Swafford hit his tee shot into the fairway bunker, he hit his next shot to the green and got down for birdie on par-4 ninth. This moved Swafford to 2 under for the round.
On the 472-yard par-4 11th hole, Swafford reached the green in 2 and sunk a 18-foot putt for birdie. This moved Swafford to 3 under for the round.
On the par-4 14th, Swafford's 176 yard approach to 8 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Swafford to 4 under for the round.
At the 163-yard par-3 16th, Swafford hit a tee shot 151 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 26-foot putt for birdie. This moved Swafford to 5 under for the round.