Matt Every shoots 2-over 73 in round one of the Genesis Invitational
February 13, 2020
- February 13, 2020
In his first round at the Genesis Invitational, Matt Every hit 8 of 14 fairways and 7 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 2 over for the tournament. Every finished his day tied for 84th at 2 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.
Every got a bogey on the 459-yard par-4 13th, getting on the green in 4 and one putting, moving Every to 1 over for the round.
Every had a fantastic chip-in on the 192-yard par-3 14th. His his second shot went 9 yards to the right rough where he had a third shot chip-in to save par keeping him at 1 over for the round.
At the par-5 first, Every chipped in his fourth shot from 5 yards off the green, scoring a birdie for the hole. This moved Every to even-par for the round.
On the par-4 third, Every's 141 yard approach to 5 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Every to 1 under for the round.
On the 236-yard par-3 fourth, Every's tee shot went 244 yards to the left side of the fairway and his chip went 19 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to even for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Every 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 Every to 1 over for the round.
On the 458-yard par-4 ninth, Every had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Every to 2 over for the round.