Mackenzie Hughes shoots 3-over 74 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, Mackenzie Hughes hit 4 of 14 fairways and 9 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 3 over for the tournament. Hughes finished his day tied for 109th at 3 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.
On the par-4 first, Hughes's 119 yard approach to 6 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Hughes to 1 under for the round.
Hughes his chip went 20 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for bogey, bringing Hughes to even-par for the round.
On his tee stroke on the 470-yard par-4 fifth, Hughes went into the fairway bunker and proceeded to hit his next shot to the native area leading to his bogey. He hit his third onto the green and had a two-putt to finish the hole. This moved Hughes to 1 over for the round.
Hughes got a bogey on the 490-yard par-4 14th, getting on the green in 4 and one putting, moving Hughes to 3 over for the round.
On the 553-yard par-5 15th, Hughes got on the green in 5 and one-putt for bogey, bringing Hughes to 4 over for the round.
Hughes hit his tee shot into the native area, he hit his next shot to the green and got down for birdie on par-4 17th. This moved Hughes to 3 over for the round.