Rory McIlroy shoots 1-over 73 in round two of the Farmers Insurance Open
January 24, 2020
- January 24, 2020
Rory McIlroy's beautiful second leads to birdie at FarmersIn the second round of the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open, Rory McIlroy sends his 270-yard second shot to the green, landing his ball 12 feet from the cup at the Torrey Pines South Course par-5 9th hole. He would two-putt for birdie.
Rory McIlroy hit 12 of 18 greens in regulation during his second round at the Farmers Insurance Open, finishing at 4 under for the tournament. McIlroy finished his day tied for 17th at 4 under; Ryan Palmer is in 1st at 10 under; Brandt Snedeker is in 2nd at 8 under; and Matthew NeSmith, Sebastian Cappelen, Jhonattan Vegas, and J.B. Holmes are tied for 3rd at 7 under.
On the 462-yard par-4 seventh hole, McIlroy reached the green in 2 and sunk a 16-foot putt for birdie. This moved McIlroy to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 615-yard par-5 ninth hole, McIlroy hit an approach shot from 272 yards to 10 feet, setting himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved McIlroy to 2 under for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, McIlroy hit his next shot to the green and got down for bogey on par-4 12th. This moved McIlroy to 1 under for the round.
On the 480-yard par-4 15th, McIlroy had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving McIlroy to even for the round.
On his tee stroke on the 570-yard par-5 18th, McIlroy went into the fairway bunker and proceeded to hit his next shot to the right rough. He hit his fifth at the green and had a one-putt to finish with a bogey. This moved McIlroy to 1 over for the round.