Bubba Watson shoots 1-over 72 in round one of the Genesis Invitational
February 13, 2020
- February 13, 2020
Bubba Watson gets up-and-down from bunker at GenesisIn the opening round of The Genesis Invitational 2020, Bubba Watson gets up-and-down from a greenside bunker to make birdie at the par-5 1st hole. This highlight is delivered by PGA TOUR LIVE.
Bubba Watson hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Genesis Invitational, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Watson 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 tee shot onto the 192-yard par-3 green 14th, Watson suffered from a tough three-putt for a bogey putting him at 1 over for the round.
After a tee shot at the green on the 166-yard par-3 16th, Watson missed a birdie attempt from 8-feet taking a par. This left Watson to 1 over for the round.
On the 503-yard par-5 first hole, Watson reached the green in 3 and sunk a 5-foot putt for birdie. This moved Watson to even for the round.
At the 434-yard par-4 fifth, Watson got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 5 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Watson to 1 over for the round.