Bronson Burgoon finishes with Even-par 71 in first round of the Genesis Invitational
February 13, 2020
- February 13, 2020
In his first round at the Genesis Invitational, Bronson Burgoon hit 8 of 14 fairways and 9 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Burgoon finished his day tied for 42nd at even par; 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 drive to the left side of the fairway on the 471-yard par-4 second hole, Burgoon chipped in his third, carding a birdie for the hole. This moved Burgoon to 1 under for the round.
Burgoon missed the green on his first shot on the 236-yard par-3 fourth but had a chip in from 20 yards for birdie. This moved Burgoon to 2 under for the round.
On the par-4 seventh, Burgoon's 144 yard approach to 3 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Burgoon to 3 under for the round.
On the 583-yard par-5 11th, Burgoon got on the green in 4 and two-putt for bogey, bringing Burgoon to 2 under for the round.
On the 192-yard par-3 14th, Burgoon hit the green off the tee but had a three-putt after missing a putt from 7-feet for a par and finished with a bogey. This put Burgoon at 1 under for the round.
Burgoon got a bogey on the 487-yard par-4 15th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Burgoon to even-par for the round.