Sam Burns shoots 3-under 68 in round two of the Genesis Invitational
February 14, 2020
- February 14, 2020
Sam Burns hit 12 of 18 greens in regulation during his second round at the Genesis Invitational, finishing at 1 under for the tournament. Burns finished his day tied for 34th at 1 under; 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 277 yard drive on the 315-yard par-4 10th, Burns chipped his second shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Burns to 1 under for the round.
After a drive to the left rough on the 479-yard par-4 12th hole, Burns had a 144 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Burns to 2 under for the round.
After a drive to left rough on the par-5 17th, Burns hit his 130 yard approach to 11 feet, setting himself up for a birdie. This moved Burns to 3 under for the round.
On the 471-yard par-4 second, Burns had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Burns to 2 under for the round.
On the par-4 seventh, Burns's 130 yard approach to 1 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Burns to 4 under for the round.
On his tee stroke on the 458-yard par-4 ninth, Burns went into the native area and proceeded to hit his next shot to the right rough leading to his bogey. He hit his third onto the green and had a two-putt to finish the hole. This moved Burns to 3 under for the round.