Russell Knox shoots 3-under 69 in round one of the Farmers Insurance Open
January 23, 2020
- January 23, 2020
In his first round at the Farmers Insurance Open, Russell Knox hit 8 of 14 fairways and 15 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 3 under for the tournament.
At the 389-yard par-4 second, Knox got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 5 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Knox to 1 over for the round.
On the 201-yard par-3 third, Knox hit the green off the tee but missed a birdie attempt from 6-feet taking a par. This left Knox to 1 over for the round.
On the par-4 seventh, Knox's 164 yard approach to 5 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Knox to even-par for the round.
After a drive to left side of the fairway on the par-5 ninth, Knox hit his 85 yard approach to 2 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Knox to 1 under for the round.
On the 437-yard par-4 14th hole, Knox reached the green in 2 and sunk a 21-foot putt for birdie. This moved Knox to 3 under for the round.