Brian Gay shoots 1-over 72 in round one of the Genesis Invitational
February 13, 2020
- February 13, 2020
In his first round at the Genesis Invitational, Brian Gay hit 6 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Gay finished his day tied for 65th at 1 over; Matt Kuchar is in 1st at 7 under; Harold Varner III, Kyoung-Hoon Lee, Wyndham Clark, Russell Henley, and Adam Schenk are tied for 2nd at 4 under; and Joel Dahmen, James Hahn, Patrick Reed, Patrick Cantlay, Rory McIlroy, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Carlos Ortiz, Jason Day, Andrew Landry, and Bryson DeChambeau are tied for 7th at 3 under.
After a 293 yard drive on the 315-yard par-4 10th, Gay chipped his second shot to 9 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Gay to 1 under for the round.
Gay missed the green on his first shot on the 192-yard par-3 fifth but had a chip in from 15 yards for birdie. This moved Gay to 2 under for the round.
On the 503-yard par-5 first, Gay got on the green in 4 and two-putt for bogey, bringing Gay to 1 under for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Gay hit his next to the left side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 408-yard par-4 seventh. This moved Gay to even-par for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Gay hit his next to the left side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 433-yard par-4 eighth. This moved Gay to 1 over for the round.