Kyle Stanley finishes with Even-par 70 in first round of the Sony Open in Hawaii
January 09, 2020
- January 09, 2020
In his first round at the Sony Open in Hawaii, Kyle Stanley hit 10 of 14 fairways and 15 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 2 over for the tournament. Stanley finished his day tied for 62nd at 2 over; 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.
At the 477-yard par-4 13th, Stanley got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 9 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Stanley to 1 over for the round.
Stanley got a bogey on the 398-yard par-4 15th, getting on the green in 2 and three putting, moving Stanley to 2 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 551-yard par-5 18th hole, Stanley hit an approach shot from 229 yards to 8 feet, setting himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Stanley to 1 over for the round.
On the 506-yard par-5 ninth, Stanley had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Stanley to even-par for the round.