Corey Conners putts well in round one of the Sony Open in Hawaii
January 09, 2020
- January 09, 2020
PGA TOUR – The CUT
Homa and Conners go whale watching in HawaiiAhead of the 2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions, Max Homa and Corey Conners go whale watching off the shores of the Hawaiian islands.
In his first round at the Sony Open in Hawaii, Corey Conners hit 11 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens in regulation, and had a great day on the green leaving no misses on putts within 10 feet. Conners 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 10th, Corey Conners's 79 yard approach to 9 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Corey Conners to 1 under for the round.
Conners got a bogey on the 430-yard par-4 14th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Conners to even-par for the round.
On the 551-yard par-5 18th, Conners had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Conners to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the right rough on the 460-yard par-4 sixth hole, Conners had a 150 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Conners to even for the round.
On the par-4 eighth, Conners's 135 yard approach to 10 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Conners to 1 under for the round.
After a 281 yard drive on the 506-yard par-5 ninth, Conners chipped his third shot to 4 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Conners to 2 under for the round.