Sam Ryder finishes with Even-par 71 in first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open
January 30, 2020
- January 30, 2020
Sam Ryder throws dart to set up birdie at Waste ManagementIn the opening round of the 2020 Waste Management Phoenix Open, Sam Ryder lands his 114-yard approach 2 feet from the cup at the par-4 1st hole. He would tap in for birdie.
In his first round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Sam Ryder hit 7 of 14 fairways and 11 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Ryder 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 553-yard par-5 15th hole, Ryder reached the green in 3 and sunk a 9-foot putt for birdie. This moved Ryder to even-par for the round.
At the 163-yard par-3 16th, Ryder hit a tee shot 152 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 24-foot putt for birdie. This moved Ryder to 1 under for the round.
On his tee stroke on the 442-yard par-4 18th, Ryder went into the fairway bunker and proceeded to hit his next shot to the left rough leading to his bogey. He hit his fourth onto the green and had a one-putt to finish the hole. This moved Ryder to even for the round.
On the par-4 first, Ryder's 113 yard approach to 2 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Ryder to 1 under for the round.
On the 442-yard par-4 second hole, Ryder reached the green in 2 and sunk a 27-foot putt for birdie. This moved Ryder to 2 under for the round.
On the 558-yard par-5 third hole, Ryder reached the green in 3 and had a three-putt after missing a 3 feet putt he finished with a 3-putt bogey, putting him at 1 under for the round.
At the 470-yard par-4 fifth, Ryder's tee shot went 278 yards to the fairway bunker, his second shot went 92 yards to the left side of the fairway, and his approach went 109 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved Ryder to even-par for the round.