Strong putting brings Michael Thompson an even-par round one of the Sony Open in Hawaii
January 09, 2020
- January 09, 2020
Michael Thompson hit 10 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Sony Open in Hawaii, and had a good round of putting, with no misses on putts within 10 feet. Thompson finished his day tied for 31st at even par; 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.
On the 454-yard par-4 eighth, Michael Thompson had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Michael Thompson to 1 over for the round.
On the 506-yard par-5 ninth, Thompson had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Thompson to even for the round.
Thompson got a bogey on the 477-yard par-4 13th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Thompson to 1 over for the round.
After a 300 yard drive on the 551-yard par-5 18th, Thompson chipped his third shot to 8 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Thompson to even-par for the round.