Nick Taylor rebounds from poor front in second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open
January 31, 2020
- January 31, 2020
In his second round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Nick Taylor hit 5 of 14 fairways and 12 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great back half recovery from a poor front nine. Taylor finished his day tied for 49th at 2 under; J.B. Holmes is in 1st at 13 under; Wyndham Clark is in 2nd at 12 under; and Byeong Hun An and Billy Horschel are tied for 3rd at 11 under.
On the par-4 first, Nick Taylor's 124 yard approach to 12 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Nick Taylor to 1 under for the round.
On the 183-yard par-3 fourth, Taylor's tee shot went 193 yards to the left intermediate rough and his chip went 19 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to even-par for the round.
At the 215-yard par-3 seventh, Taylor hit a tee shot 198 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 14-foot putt for birdie. This moved Taylor to 1 under for the round.
Taylor got a bogey on the 475-yard par-4 eighth, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Taylor to even for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Taylor hit his next to the left side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 453-yard par-4 ninth. This moved Taylor to 1 over for the round.
After a 308 yard drive on the 558-yard par-5 13th, Taylor chipped his third shot to 4 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Taylor to even-par for the round.
On the 332-yard par-4 17th Taylor hit his tee shot 308 yards to the green. He ended up two putting for a birdie. This moved Taylor to 1 under for the round.