Max Homa shoots 1-over 72 in round one of the Genesis Invitational
February 13, 2020
- February 13, 2020
Max Homa hit 10 of 18 greens in regulation during his first round at the Genesis Invitational, finishing at 1 over for the tournament. Homa 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 drive to right rough on the par-5 first, Homa hit his 186 yard approach to 11 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Homa to 1 under for the round.
On the 434-yard par-4 third, Homa had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Homa to even for the round.
After a 282 yard drive on the 315-yard par-4 10th, Homa chipped his second shot to 8 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Homa to 1 under for the round.
On the 583-yard par-5 11th hole, Homa reached the green in 3 and sunk a 15-foot putt for birdie. This moved Homa to 2 under for the round.
On the 166-yard par-3 16th, Homa's his chip went 15 yards to the green where he 2 putted for double bogey. This moved him to even-par for the round.
Homa got a bogey on the 475-yard par-4 18th, getting on the green in 3 and two putting, moving Homa to 1 over for the round.