Emiliano Grillo 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, Emiliano Grillo hit 11 of 14 fairways and 9 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at even-par for the tournament. Grillo 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.
On the 503-yard par-5 first hole, Grillo reached the green in 3 and had a three-putt after missing a 3 feet putt he finished with a 3-putt bogey, putting him at 1 over for the round.
Grillo hit his second shot into the native area, he hit his next shot to the green and got down for bogey on par-4 eighth. This moved Grillo to 2 over for the round.
After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Grillo hit his next to the right side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 458-yard par-4 ninth. This moved Grillo to 3 over for the round.
After a 313 yard drive on the 315-yard par-4 10th, Grillo chipped his second shot to 7 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Grillo to 2 over for the round.
On the 583-yard par-5 11th, Grillo had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Grillo to 1 over for the round.
On the par-4 13th, Grillo's 170 yard approach to 10 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Grillo to even-par for the round.
Grillo got a bogey on the 487-yard par-4 15th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Grillo to 1 over for the round.