Rory Sabbatini shoots 2-under 68 in round one of the Sony Open in Hawaii
January 09, 2020
- January 09, 2020
Rory Sabbatini hit 12 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Sony Open in Hawaii, finishing at 2 under for the tournament. Sabbatini finished his day tied for 8th at 2 under; Collin Morikawa is in 1st at 5 under; Ted Potter, Jr. is in 2nd at 4 under; and Sungjae Im, Sam Ryder, Ryan Palmer, Brendon Todd, and Matt Jones are tied for 3rd at 3 under.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 460-yard par-4 sixth hole, Sabbatini had a 185 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Sabbatini to 1 under for the round.
At the 454-yard par-4 eighth, Sabbatini got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 9 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Sabbatini to 1 under for the round.
On the 351-yard par-4 10th, Sabbatini had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Sabbatini to even for the round.
On the par-4 14th, Sabbatini's 166 yard approach to 6 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Sabbatini to 1 under for the round.
On the 551-yard par-5 18th hole, Sabbatini reached the green in 3 and sunk a 28-inch putt for birdie. This moved Sabbatini to 2 under for the round.