Andrew Putnam shoots 1-under 69 in round one of the Sony Open in Hawaii
January 09, 2020
- January 09, 2020
Andrew Putnam sinks birdie putt from the fringe at the Sony OpenIn the opening round of the 2020 Sony Open in Hawaii, Andrew Putnam drains a 21-foot putt from the fringe to make birdie at the par-4 16th hole.
In his first round at the Sony Open in Hawaii, Andrew Putnam hit 10 of 14 fairways and 12 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 under for the tournament. Putnam finished his day tied for 13th at 1 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.
On the par-4 15th, Putnam's 168 yard approach to 14 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Putnam to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 417-yard par-4 16th hole, Putnam chipped in his third, carding a birdie for the hole. This moved Putnam to 2 under for the round.
Putnam got a bogey on the 423-yard par-4 second, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Putnam to 1 under for the round.
After a 301 yard drive on the 454-yard par-4 eighth, Putnam chipped his third shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for two-putt bogey on the hole. This moved Putnam to even-par for the round.
After a 273 yard drive on the 506-yard par-5 ninth, Putnam chipped his third shot to 5 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Putnam to 1 under for the round.