Matt Jones shoots 1-under 70 in round two of the Genesis Invitational
February 14, 2020
- February 14, 2020
Matt Jones hit 8 of 18 greens in regulation during his second round at the Genesis Invitational, finishing at 7 over for the tournament. Jones finished his day tied for 114th at 7 over; Matt Kuchar is in 1st at 9 under; Harold Varner III, Rory McIlroy, and Wyndham Clark are tied for 2nd at 7 under; and Adam Scott, Russell Henley, Sung Kang, and Vaughn Taylor are tied for 5th at 6 under.
After a drive to the left rough on the 434-yard par-4 third hole, Jones chipped in his third, carding a birdie for the hole. This moved Jones to 1 under for the round.
Jones tee shot went 220 yards to the right side of the fairway and his chip went 27 yards to the green where he had a two-putt for bogey, bringing Jones to even for the round.
After a tee shot at the 199-yard par-3 sixth green, Jones suffered from a tough three-putt after missing a putt from 9-feet for a par and finished with a bogey. This put Jones at 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 408-yard par-4 seventh hole, Jones had a 110 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Jones to even-par for the round.
On the par-4 ninth, Jones's 162 yard approach to 7 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Jones to 1 under for the round.
On the 487-yard par-4 15th, Jones had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Jones to even for the round.
After a tee shot at the green on the 166-yard par-3 16th, Jones missed a birdie attempt from 6-feet taking a par. This left Jones to even-par for the round.
On the par-5 17th, Jones's approach shot set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Jones to 1 under for the round.