Matt Kuchar putts well in round three of the Waste Management Phoenix Open
February 01, 2020
- February 01, 2020
Finau goes full Kobe, Higgs fan favorite, Fowler bounces backIn The Takeaway, Teryn Gregson recaps round 2 of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where Tony Finau went full Kobe at the 16th, Harry Higgs was a fan favorite with his entertaining birdie and Rickie Fowler shot 9-strokes better.
Matt Kuchar hit 15 of 18 greens in regulation during his third round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and had a good round of putting, with no misses on putts within 10 feet. Kuchar finished his day tied for 21st at 8 under; Tony Finau is in 1st at 16 under; Webb Simpson is in 2nd at 15 under; and J.B. Holmes and Hudson Swafford are tied for 3rd at 14 under.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 490-yard par-4 14th hole, Matt Kuchar chipped in his third, carding a birdie for the hole. This moved Matt Kuchar to 1 under for the round.
On the 332-yard par-4 17th Kuchar hit his tee shot 314 yards to the green. He ended up two putting for a birdie. This moved Kuchar to 3 under for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 442-yard par-4 second hole, Kuchar had a 123 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Kuchar to 4 under for the round.
On his tee stroke on the 558-yard par-5 third, Kuchar went into the fairway bunker and proceeded to hit his next shot to the native area. He hit his third at the green and had a three-putt to finish with a bogey. This moved Kuchar to 3 under for the round.
On the par-4 ninth, Kuchar's 143 yard approach to 8 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Kuchar to 4 under for the round.