Collin Morikawa posts bogey-free 5-under 65 l in the first round of the Sony Open in Hawaii
January 09, 2020
- January 09, 2020
Collin Morikawa leads by two at the Sony OpenIn the opening round of the 2020 Sony Open in Hawaii, Collin Morikawa carded a 5-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over the field heading into Friday.
Collin Morikawa hit 13 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. Morikawa finished his day 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 551-yard par-5 18th, Collin Morikawa had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Collin Morikawa to 2 under for the round.
At the 204-yard par-3 fourth, Morikawa hit a tee shot 163 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 7-foot putt for birdie. This moved Morikawa to 3 under for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 467-yard par-4 fifth hole, Morikawa had a 144 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Morikawa to 4 under for the round.
On the par-5 ninth, Morikawa's approach shot set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Morikawa to 5 under for the round.